Venepuncture and Intravenous Cannulation for Nurses and Midwives

The Guiding Framework for Education, Training & Competence Validation in Venepuncture and Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation for Nurses and Midwives (2017).

The framework comprises six sections to facilitate nurses and midwives working with adults, infants, children and neonates who wish to undertake venepuncture and/or peripheral intravenous cannulation skills to support safe and quality care for patients, who access healthcare across the HSE/HSE funded Agencies.  You can access any of these sections individually by clicking on the links below:

The full document can be accessed by clicking here

Foreword

Section 1 - Introduction to the Guiding Framework

Section 2 - National Venepuncture and Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation Programme Guidance for Educators and Learners Handbook

Section 3 - Infection Prevention & Control Guidelines for Venepuncture and Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation

Section 4 - National Clinical and Procedural Guideline for Nurses and Midwives undertaking Venepuncture in and/or Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation in Adults (for local adaptation)

Section 5 - National Clinical and Procedural Guideline for Nurses and Midwives undertaking Venepuncture and/or Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation in Infants and Children (for local adaptation)

Section 6 - National Clinical and Procedural Guideline for Nurses and Midwives undertaking Venepuncture and/or Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation in Neonates (for local adaptation)

References and Bibliography