Phlebotomy (Venepuncture)

Skills training for taking venous blood samples from the arm. On successful completion you will be equipped with underlining theory and skills to gain competence under clinical supervision of a practitioner in your own workplace.


  • Review of anatomy of the arm
  • Infection control and health & safety
  • Reasons for and complications of this invasive procedure
  • Vein selection and demonstration of correct technique, choice of equipment and procedure
  • Practical skills technique workshop
  • The management of anaphylaxis
  • Legal and professional responsibilities
  • Please note this session may finish earlier depending on the number attending


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the vascular anatomy of the arm
  • Perform and be aware of dangers and complications of this invasive technique
  • To safely work towards competence


  • Nurses
  • Healthcare Support Workers
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Administration Staff/Receptionists


  • 1 Day
  • Start Time 09:15 End Time: 16:30
  • CPD Hours: 8

Bookable Dates

20th Jun 2018 (09:15)
Central Locations, Manchester, M1
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29th Jun 2018 (09:15)
Central Locations, London, NW1
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16th Nov 2018 (09:15)
City Centre, Cardiff
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Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Inhouse training (at your location) for groups, our fees are per course and we stipulate a course maximum capacity (there is no minimum number)
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