This IV Cannulation training course is designed for all registered nurses who have not conducted IV Cannulation for a while and are looking to update their theory and skill set.

The IV Cannulation training course provides the chance to practice the skill in a controlled environment. This is a hands-on training course and we encourage participation in all the practical demonstrations and activities. On successful completion students will be awarded a certificate of attendance and are required to gain competency under clinical supervision within their own workplace.

Please note: A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.

Course Summary

Our IV Cannulation training is just one of the many clinical training courses offered by Acute Training Solutions. The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • NMC code of conduct
  • Patient identification and consent
  • Legal and professional approach
  • Basic universal precautions
  • The vascular system (arteries, veins and valves)
  • Reasons to cannulate
  • The procedure (site selection, preparation, equipment, insertion, maintenance and removal)
  • Calculating drip rates
  • Infection control
  • Potential complications

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We understand that your reputation is built on the quality of your staff and training will ultimately play a fundamental part in their approach to caring for others. To find out how Acute can help you, please email us at enquiries@acutetrainingsolutions.co.uk, or contact us using the methods below:

02920 494 969

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Level: 2

Max attendees: 15

Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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