This one-day course addresses current evidence and principles relating to safety, quality standards, regulation, biological and nursing theory in Neonatal and Paediatric Cannulation, and Intravenous (IV) Therapy. Emphasis is made on theory-practice integration
The afternoon focuses on the demonstration and practice of peripheral vein cannulation.
The course content includes:
- patient safety, quality standards and regulation in cannulation
- integumentary system and vascular network
- body fluids and electrolytes balance
- pharmacological theory and principles of safety, referencing mathematical and conceptual calculations
- professional accountability and responsibility, and clinical risks
- infection prevention & control, and aseptic non-touch technique
- effective monitoring, communication, and documentation.
Who is it for?
This course is appropriate for Registered Healthcare Professionals: Qualified Neonatal and Paediatric Nurses, Doctors, ANNPs, Phlebotomists and Nursing Associates responsible for Neonatal and Paediatric Cannulation and IV Therapy.
The course runs over one full day, from 09.30 – 16. 30. Complimentary coffee/tea vouchers are offered.
The key takeaways from the course are an enhanced awareness of theory-practice integration, national and local safety and quality standards, key aspects of professional accountability and responsibility, and demonstration and practise of peripheral vein cannulation.