Intravenous Cannulation and/or Intravenous Medication Administration Training

Guardian Angels
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

IV Training – Cannulation and IV Medication Training

Group bookings ONLY: Please note this training course is only available to employers, such as NHS Trusts, CCG’s, Independent Providers etc. This is because the course is delivered onsite within the customers training facilities for groups.


Intravenous cannulation and / or Intravenous medication training

This training is for healthcare workers looking to learn the fundamental skills for intravenous cannulation and/or the administration of intravenous medication. You will be trained by professionals who have real-life experience. The training is delivered by our qualified nurse, doctor, and paramedic educators. This ensures you have the knowledge required to continue to build your competence in the workplace.


Intravenous therapy provides a fast and effective way to transfer fluids and medication to a patient, but the procedure must be undertaken with great care. From choosing the correct cannulation site, to learning the precise techniques to cannulate safely, right through to administering medication via the IV drip. We’ll guide you through all the theoretical and practical requirements. IV cannulation and/or medication training is suitable for delegates in a range of healthcare positions and settings. We’re happy to tailor the course to your own professional context. Helping you to gain a true understanding of inserting cannulas and administering medication via IV. In terms that relate to your healthcare environment.


What’s covered in our IV cannulation training and IV medication training?


Our comprehensive cannulation and/or medication training course covers everything you need in order to prepare you for the in-work competency assessment, including;


  • Anatomy of the arm
  • Infection control and health & safety
  • Reasons for requiring intravenous access and IV administration
  • Potential complications
  • Vein selection, choice of equipment and procedure
  • Cannulation skills technique workshop and demonstration
  • Fluids and medication administration
  • Anaphylaxis management
  • Legal and professional responsibilities


Duration

6-9 hours depending upon your requirements, at a time and location suited for you.


Assessment and certification

The course process consists of continual assessment by the course tutor, case studies, practical scenarios, OSCE's and workbook completion. Guardian Angels Training will provide the necessary competency proformas required to ensure safe and evidenced-based clinical practice following completion of our training course, allowing the registered provider to ensure mandatory competency assessments are completed within the workplace by a nominated mentor/supervisor. For more information regarding competency assessments or to request an onsite competency assessment conducted by one of our specialist registered nurse trainers, feel free to get in touch and we’ll be happy to help. Upon successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate valid for 2 years.


Further information

For more information about our clinical observation training course or to learn more about our other training courses and how they can help you to deliver a better standard of patient care, please feel free to contact our team who will be happy to help.


Group bookings ONLY: Please note this training course is only available to employers, such as NHS Trusts, CCG’s, Independent Providers etc. This is because the course is delivered onsite within the customers training facilities for groups.

Dates available on arrangement

Guardian Angels can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

All our courses are designed bespoke to the organisational and individual learner requirements, so please contact us for a unique training proposal.
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