Cannulation is the most commonly performed invasive procedure and it's important to know the correct technique, skills and knowledge to perform this procedure well and to a safe standard.
This Cannulation training course will teach your staff what a cannula is, the characteristics of an appropriate vein, equipment needed, the potential risks/hazards, and how to deal with sharp injuries. This online Cannulation course is suitable for all registered healthcare professionals including nurses, midwives, health visitors and pharmacists.
The aim of this Cannulation Training Course is to greater increase your knowledge of cannulation and how to perform it safely.
The key points covered in this course are:
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A cannula is a small tube inserted into a vein to place fluids that are unable to be taken by mouth or that need to enter your bloodstream directly. This can include blood, antibiotics or medication.
Cannulation is the procedure of inserting a small tube (a cannula) into a peripheral vein and can be used for the administration of fluids and medication.
Whereas, Venepuncture is inserting a needle into the peripheral veins, for the purpose of aspirating blood.
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