Butterfly technique training course
We have now developed a bespoke butterfly technique training course to provide individuals already trained in venepuncture with the additional skills and knowledge to competently and safely utilise the BD butterfly equipment.
Trainees will receive a wealth of knowledge and experience from one of our senior phlebotomy team.
- An hour of supervised 'dry lab' practice on a plastic training arm.
- 3 hours of 1:1 supervised practical training to bleed live patients within the QMC or City blood taking room.
- Certificate of competency in venepuncture using the BD butterfly technique - attained on live patients. This certificate will be valid for a period of one year from the date of successfully achieving the 10th competency using the butterfly technique
This 1:1 session is offered at a cost of £195
All of our annual competency renewals will be held at either Outpatient Phlebotomy Department, B Floor, West Block, QMC, Derby Road, Nottingham NG7 2UH
Main Outpatient Department (off the North Corridor), Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB.