You must be a registered health care practitioner. Evidence will be required that your sponsoring department clinically supports you and that the work is supported by departmental work scheme and protocols. This will be evidenced by means of a learning contract.
Your supervising educator (mentor) supporting your learning in practice must have the following training:
In both cases the supervising practice educator must be able to demonstrate compliance with regular auditing of standards of intravenous competence. Commencement on the course is on satisfactory completion of a self-assessment of prior learning and approval of this by the course team.
If you are undertaking IV cannulation, but are not registered by a professional body i.e. radiographic assistant, please contact us for details on how you can access this course.