Venepuncture and Cannulation Workshop


ACU & SVH Clinical School
Cator Building, Ground Level
(Building Entry on Barcom Ave Darlinghurst, across from Liechhardt Street)

Date details:

Dates available for this program in 2018 are:
6 February 2018 (FULL)
14 March 2018 (FULL)
12 April 2018 (FULL)
17 April 2018 (FULL)
23 May 2018 (FULL)
20 June 2018 (FULL)
10 July 2018 (FULL)
24 July 2018 (FULL)
7 August 2018 (FULL)
16 August 2018 (FULL)
2 October 2018 (FULL)
10 October 2018 (FULL)
23 October 2018 (FULL)
1 November 2018 (FULL)
21 November 2018 (FULL)
27 November 2018 (FULL)
13 December 2018 (FULL)

Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Online registration and payment link:

Course overview:

The aim of the program is to provide essential theory and practical (manikin based) for venepuncture & cannulation technique and enable clinicians to develop the requisite skills to be able to safely perform cannulation in such a way that complies with NSW Health Policies.


Variety of specialist nurses

Key topics:

On completion of the workshop, participants will have acquired the underpinning knowledge, technical skill, clinical practice and clinical assessment to safely provide care to a patient undergoing cannulation and venepuncture. It is expected that participants will be able to:

•    Argue the importance of maintaining hand hygiene requirements and aseptic technique whilst performing the procedure
•    Demonstrate effective communication with and preparing patients for the procedure
•    Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the peripheral vascular system
•    Identify and locate suitable veins and appropriate cannula sizes for various clinical situations and scenarios
•    Investigate complications and their management relating to venous access
•    Execute satisfactory cannulation insertion technique.

Who should attend:

Clinicians who are required to cannulate and/or venepuncture

Course enquiries:

Peter Jones
0457 562 178


$175 ex GST


Participants are required to organise their own travel and parking arrangements.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation provided up to 5 working days before the program a full refund will be issued.
Cancellation past the 5 working days and before 24 hours prior to the program half refund will be issued.
Cancellation with 24hrs prior to the program no refund is issued.

Cancellation should be in writing to


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