For clinicians who are routinely required to perform peripheral IV cannulation of adult patients as part of their practice. Two sessions available 9am - 12pm and 1pm - 4pm.

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe relevant anatomy and physiology of peripheral venous system
  • Identify Blood borne pathogens
  • Demonstrate familiarity with equipment components and appropriate selection to meet the goals of IV therapy
  • Identify peripheral veins suitable for cannulation
  • Cannulate peripheral veins safely under simulated conditions
  • Identify measures to minimize and address difficulties encountered during cannulation
  • List complications associated with IV cannulation, prevention and management strategies and cannula removal
  • Describe infection control considerations and interventions
  • Describe the action required in the event of a hollow bore needle stick injury
  • Describe  the Four Tenets of  Sharps Safety Devices
  • Articulate essential aspects of patient communication