Intravenous Cannulation

City University London
In Islington (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Short course
  • Islington (England)
  • When:

Course Information Dates and Fees to be confirmed Tutor Info Eligibility Practitioners who will be frequently involved in the insertion of peripheral vascular access devices and whose employer is able to provide the appropriate supervised practice following completion of this workshop. English Requirements Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, England
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

What will I learn?

The key theoretical principles associated with the safe insertion of a peripheral vascular access device (a cannula), including:

  • Accountability;
  • Site selection;
  • Cannula gauge selection;
  • Complications of insertion;
  • Equipment requirements.
  • In addition, you will learn how to perform the procedure of inserting a peripheral vascular access device and have the opportunity to practice this skill under supervision, using a manikin.

Additional information

Teaching and Assessment

  • Pre-prepared lecture, to include:
    • Accountability;
    • Site selection;
    • Cannula gauge selection;
    • Complications at the point of insertion;
    • Care of the indwelling device;
  • Question and answers;
  • Demonstration of skills with narrative;
  • Supervised practice;
  • On-going assessment.