CPD Courses

Introduction to Venepuncture

Training Course Essex EQUIP

About the CPD course

A course for healthcare staff who want to undertake venepuncture. The course comprises of a face to face study day which covers the relevant theory regarding venepuncture and practice undertaking venepuncture technique on a manikin. This is followed by a period of supervised practice with a mentor until competency in venepuncture is achieved. Students are provided with a competency assessment package to complete.

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EQUIP aims to improve the quality of care in chronic diseases in general practice through education, anticipatory care and audit by developing and utilising all the skills within the practice team. CCGs or practices can commission specific training ranging from accredited Health Care Assistant and Receptionist courses to specific clinical courses such as minor operations and anticoagulation courses through to employment law. In relation to audit and the new contract, our audit co-ordinator and Audit & IT Lead are able to work with practices and advise on areas such as Read Code, QoF, CQRS, Admission Avoidance etc... EQUIP can provide training for all members of the primary health care team

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