Both peripheral intravenous cannulation and phlebotomy require a high degree of precision, attention to detail, and empathy toward patients. The safety of patients and clinicians is of utmost importance during these procedures.
This practical training workshop is specifically designed to assist Registered Nurses and other qualified clinicians working in Primary Health Care towards competency underpinned by theoretical knowledge and the practical skills required to insert peripheral intravenous line (PIVL) and/or take blood samples.
The training program does not allow participants to perform:
This training is not applicable to those wanting to train as a Phlebotomist.
This is not a certification programme. Attendance and receipt of certificate of attendance does not imply or certify competency of the recipient. Further, attendance/receipt of certificate does not reflect scope of practice.
Clinical Teaching and Education Centre (CTEC)
Level 1 Building 7 (Poutasi Link) Middlemore Hospital
100 Hospital Road, Otahuhu, Auckland
Date: Refer to Trybooking website for availability (see registration process below for links)
Time: Refer to Trybooking website for availability (see registration process below for links)
Refer to Trybooking.com/nz website (see registration process below for links)
1. Book via TryBooking:
Online booking link: https://www.trybooking.co.nz/QAS
Confirmation will be emailed once your application has been accepted.
2. Register for Ko Awatea LEARN Account
Instructions on how to access Ko Awatea LEARN will be sent to your email after successful completion of online booking.
3. Complete Ko Awatea LEARN online Module
Click here to access eLearning Module or search “Peripheral IV Cannulation and Phlebotomy”.
4. Attend Clinical Demonstration Day
Venue: CTEC, Middlemore Hospital (Level 1 Building 7/Poutasi Link)
This is facilitated by Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau Vascular Access Clinical Nurse Specialist and B Braun Educator.
5. Undergo Supervised Clinical Practice
It is the responsibility of your workplace to provide clinical supervision
6. Competency Assessment / Sign off
Cannulation IV Cannulation Competency Assessment Form
(DOC, 1.1 MB)
Phlebotomy / Venepuncture Competency Assessment Form (DOC, 140 KB)
Your workplace is responsible for assessing competency.