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CHHHS Midwifery learning packages: Phlebotomy and cannulation

Guide for Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service Midwifery learning packages and resources

Phlebotomy and cannulation

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Phlebotomy and cannulation

Introduction to Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (IPIC-Online) - Courses - Central (
Course description 
This ONLINE learning course provides the fundamental knowledge required for Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (PIVC) in an adult. The course covers the underpinning theory including preparation, the aseptic approach and insertion technique.
The online learning component has been designed to be complimented with a face-to-face workshop focusing on the practical skills needed to safely perform PIVC. Completing the online learning alone will not enable transition to clinical practice.


For further information relating to learning packages and midwifery education within CHHHS, contact:

Rita Ball

Midwifery Educator | Women's Health Unit | Nursing and Midwifery Education & Research Unit | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Email | Tel. 07 4226 6470

P: +61 7 4226 6679 | E:
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