This Cannulation training course is designed to teach and train healthcare professionals how to properly and competently use this equipment in all aspects of care.
Cannulation is the most commonly performed invasive procedure and it's important to know the correct technique, skills and knowledge to perform this procedure well and to a safe standard.
This Cannulation training course will teach your staff what a cannula is, the characteristics of an appropriate vein, the equipment needed, the potential risks/hazards, and how to deal with sharp injuries. This online Cannulation course is suitable for all registered healthcare professionals including nurses, midwives, health visitors and pharmacists.
On completion of this online Cannulation training course, learners should know and understand the following: What is a cannula
- Identify what a cannula isAdvantages of cannulation
- Learn what the advantages of cannulation areIndications of cannulation
- Learn the indications of cannulationAnatomy and physiology of the circulatory system
- Demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory systemCharacteristics of veins
- Identify the characteristics of an appropriate vein to cannulateAssessment of patient
- Know how to assess the patientEquipment and reasons for cannula selection
- Be able to list the equipment and reasons for cannula selectionPeripheral intravenous cannulation
- Observe peripheral intravenous cannulation in a safe and timely manner, with the appropriate deviceHazards/risks/complications
- Be aware of the potential hazards/risks/complications associated with this procedure and the appropriate course of action in dealing with identified risksDealing with sharps injury
- Learn an understanding of how to deal with sharps injuryCourse Outline
The aim of this Cannulation training course is to greater increase your knowledge of cannulation and how to perform it safely.The key points covered in this course are:
- What is a cannula
- Advantages of cannulation
- Indications of cannulation
- Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system
- Characteristics of veins
- Assessment of patient
- Equipment and reasons for cannula selection
- Peripheral intravenous cannulation
- Dealing with sharps injury
This course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.Entry and Level:
There are no barriers to entry on this training online course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.Certification:
On completion of this online course, either download your certificate or access it at a later date online. Accreditation:
This course is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care endorsed provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.