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Venepuncture - Refresher - Short Course at Acacia Training

Course description

This short course is designed to refresh the knowledge of nurses in carring out venepuncture and for 'New Types of Worker' to gain the skills and knowledge required for safe venepuncture.

Who Should Apply:

Nurses & New Types of Worker with the responsibility to carry out these procedures.

Entry requirements

This course will refresh your knowledge on the correct procedure required to take blood samples via a vein in the arm.



  • To recognise the important legal, professional and ethical issues related to venepuncture
  •  To identify and be aware of any issues when selecting a vein for venepuncture.
  • To demonstrate knowledge and application of the principles of aseptic non touch technique.
  • To identify the correct procedure for venepuncture.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Acacia Training directly.

Last updated date: 18 August 2015
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