This training workshop has been specifically designed to assist Registered Nurses and other qualified Healthcare Professionals 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 insert PIVL into children less than 15 years of age and take peripheral blood samples from children less than 10 years of age.
This training is not applicable to those wanting to train as a Phlebotomist.
By the end of this training participants will be able to:
- Discuss the legal and professional implications related to Peripheral intravenous cannulation and blood sampling.
- Identify veins suitable for peripheral intravenous cannulation and/or blood sampling.
- Discuss the indications/contraindications of peripheral intravenous cannulation and/or blood sampling.
- Discuss the principle of informed consent related to peripheral intravenous cannulation and/or blood sampling.
- Identify potential complications for the patient/staff member and describe appropriate action to avoid or correct these.
- Prepare a patient in relation to the peripheral intravenous cannulation and/or blood sampling procedure.
- Demonstrate insertion of a PIVL /taking of blood sample.
- Undertake practical competency assessments.
- Clinical Teaching and Education Centre (CTEC)
- Level 1 Building 7 (Poutasi Link) Middlemore Hospital
- 100 Hospital Road, Otahuhu, Auckland
- Directions and parking information
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)
Professional Development Hours and Certification
- Ko Awatea LEARN Online Module Cannulation: 1 hour (digital certificate accessible)
- Ko Awatea Learn Online Module: 1 hour (digital certificate accessible)
- Clinical Skills Demonstration Cannulation: 1 hour (certificate available upon request)
- Clinical Skills Demonstration Phlebotomy: 1 hour (certificate available upon request)
Fees (equipment levy)
Refer to Trybooking.com/nz website (see registration process below for links)
Registration / Training Process
Confirmation will be emailed once your application has been accepted.
- 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.
- Complete Ko Awatea LEARN eLearning Module
Click here to access eLearning Module or search “Peripheral IV Cannulation and Phlebotomy”.
- Attend Clinical Skills Demonstration Day
Venue: CTEC, Middlemore Hospital (Level 1 Building 7/Poutasi Link)
This is facilitated by the IV Access Team Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).
- Undergo Supervised Clinical Practice
It is the responsibility of your workplace to provide clinical supervision.
- Competency Assessment / Sign off
Cannulation Assessment Form
(DOC, 47 KB)
Phlebotomy Assessment Form
(DOC, 45 KB)
Your workplace is responsible for assessing competency.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.