Cannulation online training module

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Cannulation online training module. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Cannulation online training module including:

1. Introduction to Cannulation overview of cannulation, its purpose, and the importance of proper technique and infection control.
2. Anatomy and Physiology focuses on the relevant anatomy and physiology of the veins and arteries, including their location, size, and structure.
3. Indications and Contraindications: the appropriate indications for cannulation, as well as situations where cannulation should be avoided or delayed.
4. Equipment and Supplies needed for cannulation, including different types of cannulas, needles, tourniquets, and dressings.
5. Infection Control and Hygiene the and sterile environment during cannulation procedures, including hand hygiene, the use of personal protective equipment, and proper disposal of sharps.
6. Patient Assessment including evaluating their veins, identifying potential complications, and obtaining informed consent.
7. Cannulation Techniques step-by-step instructions on different cannulation techniques, such as peripheral venous cannulation and arterial cannulation, including tips for successful cannulation and troubleshooting common difficulties.
8. Complications and Management potential complications that may arise during or after cannulation and how to manage them, such as infiltration, phlebitis, and hematoma formation.
9. Documentation and Reporting the importance of accurate and timely documentation of cannulation procedures, including recording relevant patient information, the type of cannula used, and any complications or adverse events.
10. Legal and Ethical Considerations addresses the legal and ethical aspects of cannulation, including consent, patient confidentiality, and professional responsibilities.

The learning outcomes are.

1. Understand the purpose and importance of cannulation in healthcare settings.
2. The relevant anatomy and physiology of veins and arteries.
3. The indications and contraindications for cannulation.
4. The equipment and supplies required for cannulation procedures.
5. Apply infection control principles and maintain a sterile environment during cannulation.
6. Conduct a thorough patient assessment before performing cannulation.
7. Various cannulation techniques, including peripheral venous cannulation and arterial cannulation.
8. Identify potential complications that may arise during or after cannulation and understand appropriate management strategies.
9. Document cannulation procedures accurately and appropriately.
10. Comply with legal and ethical considerations related to cannulation, including obtaining informed consent and maintaining patient confidentiality.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Cannulation online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.