Upon successful completion of the study day, candidates will have the knowledge and skills to gain clinical competence under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.

This course is aimed at nurses, health care assistants, doctors, allied health care professionals and anyone undertaking an NVQ III in health care.

Aims and Objectives

â–  To have a clear understanding of associated anatomy

â–  To recognise complications and understand their management

â–  To safely and competently perform intravenous cannulation


Associated anatomy & physiology Correct Demonstration
Complications and their management Consent
Suitable site selection Practical practice for the candidates
Suitable vein selection Health & safety
Overview of the equipment Infection control