Venesection Procedure

Name/Title

Venesection Procedure (PDF)

Document ID

TS4KSNFPVEZQ-210-6569

Current from

19/12/2019

Coverage

WACHS

Policy Type

Procedure

Summary

The purpose of this document is to ensure that nursing staff are aware of the preadmission, procedural and discharge requirements when completing a therapeutic venesection on a patient. Only nursing staff working within their scope of practice may perform a venesection using venepuncture and cannulation techniques. This procedure is applicable to ADULT patients undergoing therapeutic venesection only.

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