Details and Registration

6h CPD

IV cannulation for registered nurses and midwives

This seminar will focus on the process and procedure for inserting peripheral cannulae in the adult patient. It includes: An overview of relevant anatomy, selection of insertion sites and cannula, insertion techniques, related care infection control, common problems and corrective action. Identification of appropriate equipment, specific cannulation techniques and participant practice will be conducted utilising manikin simulation.

This short course is designed to provide Registered Nurses and Midwives with the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to successfully undertake peripheral cannula insertion.

*Please note this is not a competency and does not lead to certification.

 Course Outline

  • Legal and professional requirements
  • Vascular anatomy and physiology
  • Selection of sites
  • Selection of cannula and cannula size
  • Insertion techniques
  • Simulated supervised practice
  • Site Maintenance
  • Common insertion issues
  • Common clinical problems associated with IV cannulation and ongoing care.

Member $190, Non-member $240, Job Rep or SIG member $180



 Date Venue Sessions
 Fri, 25 May 2018 ANMF Melbourne Start Date: 25/05/2018 09:30:00 am
End Date: 25/05/2018 16:30:00 pm
Venue: ANMF Melbourne Presenter: Kate Potter