Obtaining and testing capillary blood samples is an important role performed by a variety of workers in the healthcare sector as well as patients in their own home.
It is important that you understand appropriate and safe practice when carrying out this role or when advising others, to achieve the best sample.
In this course you will learn everything you need to know to successfully achieve the learning outcomes stated below:
- Understand how legislation, policy and good practice guidelines relate to obtaining and testing capillary blood samples
- Understand anatomy and physiology in relation to obtaining and testing capillary blood samples
- Understand the correct preparation for capillary sampling
- Successfully obtaining capillary blood samples