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Certification of Competence in Administering Intravenous Injections for Radiographers

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This course is aimed at registered / practising radiographers who wish to develop skills in intravenous injection. This course is designed to enable practitioners to gain accreditation for intravenous injection skills and to be able to practice safely within a written scheme of work.

  • Award N/A
  • Start date November 2022
  • School School of Health Sciences
  • Faculty Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences

Overview

This course is aimed at registered / practising radiographers who wish to develop skills in intravenous injection. This course is designed to enable practitioners to gain accreditation for intravenous injection skills and to be able to practice safely within a written scheme of work.

The course addresses the key theoretical components essential to the administering of intravenous injections and practical sessions under the supervision of an experienced trainer and is delivered over a six month period with an initial one day of contact at the university. This is then followed by clinical practice within the radiographers’ department whereby practical requirements are undertaken. Here they will complete a clinical log book under the supervision of a named mentor/supervisor. The written examination and completion of the clinical log book must be completed within the six month period. 

The course is available to all practising radiographers (both diagnostic and therapeutic) who are HCPC registered. Applicants are required submit evidence of approval for clinical practice and supervision from their line manager/clinical director and a named supervisor at application.  

This course is designed to enable practitioners to gain accreditation for intravenous injection skills and to be able to practice safely within a written scheme of work. The course addresses the key theoretical components essential to the administering of intravenous injections and practical sessions under the supervision of an experienced trainer. 

Assessment

Students are given a formal logbook and are required to carry out 5 assisted/demonstrated injections, 10 supervised/minor assistance injections and 20 supervised injections with no assistance.

Following completion of parts 1 and 2 you will be invited back to the University for one half day for a written assessment of the theoretical component of the course within 6 months of the study day.

You will receive a certificate from the College of Radiographers.

This course is not open to International students.

Studying with us during the Covid-19 pandemic

The University has put in place measures in response to Covid-19 to allow us to safely deliver our courses. Should the impact of the pandemic continue in future years, any additional or alternative arrangements put in place by the University will be in accordance with the latest government public health advice, health and safety legislation, and the terms and conditions of the student contract.

Fees & How to Apply

The University reserves the right to increase fees in line with inflation based on the Retail Prices Index or to reflect changes in Government funding policies or changes agreed by Parliament up to a maximum of five per cent.

Certification of Competence in Administering Intravenous Injections for Radiographers (Online via Microsoft Teams)

Wednesday 23 November 2022

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Course fees: £300 - Society of Radiographers Members, £310 - Non-member

Facilities & Staff

This course is delivered through the an online learning resource, with online study materials to guide you through the appropriate topics, as well as providing links to other resources. 

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