Venepuncture & Cannulation

Skills training for inserting a peripheral venous cannula and talking blood samples. 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
  • Cannulation 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

Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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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