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Cannulation Course – 10th December 2016

Specialty: All
Event Date: 10/12/2016
Location: Interact Medical

Interact Medical are pleased to offer an IV Cannulation course in our Milton Keynes office on the 10th December 2016.
The course qualifies as Participatory Training and will be worth 6 CPD.



Course Objectives

By the end of the course candidates will:
• Have an understanding of the main indication for the insertion of a peripheral venous cannula
• To be aware of the different Intravenous Access Devices
• Understand the need for preparing the patient and the environment for cannulation
• Select the correct site for cannulation
• Explain the need for good infection control procedure during and after cannulation
• Practically perform, under observation Peripheral Venous Cannulation on a practice arm
• Demonstrate good care of the site following cannulation
• Safely dispose of sharps following the procedure

Course Content

• Indications
• Types of Intravenous Access Device
• Peripheral Cannula
• Venous Access Device
• Administration of IV Medication
• Infection Control
• Aseptic Non Touch Technique
• Possible Complications of IV Therapy
• Preparation of the Environment
• Preparation of the Patient
• Structure of Veins
• Selecting a Site for Cannulation
• Palpation
• Preferred veins for cannulation
• Contra-Indications
• Application of Tourniquet
• Peripheral Venous Cannulation – Equipment and Insertion
• Care of a Peripheral Venous Cannula
• Sharps Injuries

We would kindly ask that you confirm your attendance as soon as possible to:




We look forward to seeing you on the 10th!

T: +44 (0)1908 357966