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Venepuncture Awareness

Venepuncture is a common procedure, however, if undertaken incorrectly can result in complications. This online Venepuncture training course will teach your staff with the correct techniques required for safe and effective venepuncture!

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About this Venepuncture Awareness Training Course

This Venepuncture Awareness training course is suitable for all staff who work within a health and social care setting and whose role involves venepuncture. It's vital your staff have the correct knowledge and confidence to perform venepuncture in order to minimise the risks and be able to take blood smoothly.

Our online Venepuncture course will teach learners the definitions of venepuncture, relevant anatomy and physiology, safe techniques, indications and contraindications, the equipment used, the correct procedure, and identify any complications.

Duration Duration
Dependent on the delivery method, this Venepuncture training course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
Entry & Level Entry & Level
There are no barriers to entry on this Venepuncture training course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 
Certification Certification
Upon completion of this Venepuncture online course, either download your certificate or access it at a later date online. 
Accreditations Accreditations
This online Venepuncture course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 


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Venepuncture Awareness Training Course Outline

The aim of this online Venepuncture course is to greater increase your knowledge of venepuncture, its risks and the safe and effective venepuncture procedure.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • Define venepuncture and discuss accountability
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Indications and contraindications
  • Technique
  • Equipment
  • Health and safety considerations
  • Complications and troubleshooting
  • Patient experience
  • Procedure

Venepuncture Awareness Course




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Venepuncture Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Venepuncture Awareness training course, learners should know and understand the following:
  • Define venepuncture and discuss accountability
    Be able to define venepuncture and discuss accountability and consent in relation to skill
  • Anatomy and physiology
    Label relevant Anatomy & Physiology
  • Indications and contraindications
    List Indications and Contraindications
  • Technique
    Discuss technique
  • Equipment
    Consider Equipment and Preparation of equipment and documentation
  • Health and safety considerations
    Explain health & safety considerations for patients, staff and colleagues
  • Complications and troubleshooting
    Identify and discuss Complications and troubleshooting
  • Patient experience
    Consider Patient Experience
  • Procedure
    Learn the correct and safe procedure

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FAQ - Venepuncture Awareness Training Course

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve gathered the most common questions our venepuncture training experts receive and answered them below!

If there are any more queries you have, please get in touch and we will be happy to help.

What is venepuncture training?

Venepuncture training is a course that teaches staff the necessary knowledge and skills regarding venepuncture. This includes the anatomy of veins, the correct techniques, how to identify complications, and much more!

To enrol on this online course today, just give our training specialists a quick call.

Why is venepuncture training important?

Venepuncture training is important because healthcare professionals should learn the proper method for drawing blood, along with the various venepuncture techniques in a healthcare environment. If this is done incorrectly, it can cause complications and pain for the patient.

Our Venepuncture training course will teach your staff the correct methods and the confidence to perform venepuncture. Enrol your staff today!

How often should venepuncture training be updated?

There is currently no set time frame for how often a venepuncture training course should be updated.

However, it is recommended to complete the course annually to ensure your staff refresh their knowledge and stays up to date.


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Venepuncture Awareness Training Course Delivery Methods

Our online Venepuncture training courses are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for care staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.

• Study when you want   
• Track staff progress   
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

Choose how you want this online Venepuncture Awareness training course delivered: 


It's easy to get certified in Venepuncture Awareness

Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this online Venepuncture training course by calling us or sending us a message.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the Venepuncture course you purchased in the delivery method you chose.
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Venepuncture Awareness certificates from the portal.

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