HLTHPS009 Perform peripheral intravenous cannulation
This unit teaches the skills and knowledge required for insertion of intravenous cannulae for blood sample collection from clients. Cannulation requires skill and commitment and participants who wish to undertake this training should have access to or support from their workplace to allow them to practice and refine their skills after they have completed their training. You will be provided with a workbook to complete prior to the course commencing.
This course requires you to have a good understanding of written, verbal and spoken English and maths (knows as language, literacy and numeracy 'LLN'). All students who enrol in a course are required to undertake Adept Training's LLN assessment. While not a prerequisite, we strongly recommend all students be immunised for Hepatitis A and B before enrolling in the course.
You will also need to have the unit of competency Perform Blood Collection (HLTPAT002) or knowledge and skills associated with blood collection. Participants undertaking this unit will need the support of their workplace to be able to demonstrate skills learnt in training. Closed shoes must be worn to participate in clinical sessions.
Please note all students are required to provide the following documents on enrolment:
- Completed enrolment form
- USI Number
- Photo ID
- Language, literacy and numeracy assessment
- Emergency contact