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NMED 1117 - Basic Venipuncture for Allied Health Professionals

Nuclear Medicine Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This ONLINE course is designed for students of allied health training programs (such as Cardiac Sciences), allied health practitioners (such as LPNs) or individuals working under a healthcare professional. It provides basic theory and procedure for performing simple venipuncture by syringe and needle, evacuated system and butterfly needle for the purpose of either blood collection or injection of a substance into the bloodstream. This ONLINE course includes graphics and video clips demonstrating equipment and procedures. Successful students will have the requisite knowledge but will not have sufficient practice and skill to be competent in basic venipuncture from this course alone. See Learning Outcomes for details. Following completion of the course, students who are not part of a program with clinical practicum may apply for recognition of clinical experience if they are already working in an environment where a qualified professional is able to supervise, assess and verify performed venipuncture procedures. Workshop: Students can register for an introductory one day hands-on workshop which is held after the online course ends. The workshop only prepares students for their clinical experience or practicum and not competency in Venipuncture. Due to safety concerns, students must successfully pass the online course in order to be able to attend the workshop. For students able to attend the BCIT Campus laboratory workshop, register for the section (CRN) including BOTH the ONLINE course AND Laboratory workshop. For students at a distance, register for the online course only.

Credits

1.0

Cost

$105.00 - $330.50 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2017

Below are four offerings of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 31876

Tue Sep 05 - Sat Oct 28 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Oct 28 Online

Instructor

Cheryl Young

Course Outline

Cost

$212.65

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. You must have access to a computer and the internet to complete this course. This is a Guided Learning ONLINE course section.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 31877

Tue Sep 05 - Thu Nov 02 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 02 Online

Instructor

Cheryl Young

Course Outline

Cost

$105.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course section is for students who require a course extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time only option.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 33183

Tue Sep 05 - Thu Nov 02 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 02 Online

Instructor

Cheryl Young

Course Outline

Cost

$330.50

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This online section in Guided Learning format includes a 6-hour, one-day laboratory workshop at the BCIT campus in addition to the online course and is intended for students who can physically attend this workshop at the Burnaby campus. The workshop for this section will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 in the evening. The workshop start and end times will be in the D2L course. If you live in or near the greater Vancouver area, you are strongly recommended to register in this section.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 36710

Tue Sep 05 - Thu Nov 09 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 09 Online

Instructor

Cheryl Young

Course Outline

Cost

$330.50

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This online section in Guided Learning format includes a 6-hour, one-day laboratory workshop at the BCIT campus in addition to the online course and is intended for students who can physically attend this workshop at the Burnaby campus. The workshop for this section will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 5 pm to 10 pm. The workshop start and end times will be in the D2L course. If you live in or near the greater Vancouver area, it is strongly recommended that you register in this section.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the theory and procedure for basic venipuncture for the purpose of either collecting a blood sample or injecting a substance into the bloodstream.
  • Practice basic venipuncture under direct supervision by a qualified health care professional.

Students will have the requisite knowledge but will not have sufficient practice and skill to be competent in basic venipuncture from this course alone.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

NMED 1117 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiology Technology
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Diploma

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