Certification of Competence in Administering Intravenous Injections (Radiographers)

Designed for Radiographers and Radiographic Assistants* this COR approved 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. It addresses the key theoretical components and practical sessions necessary including completion of a clinical log book under the supervision of an experienced mentor at the Radiographers' place of work. This is undertaken over a six month period with an initial two day course with written examination.   Course content includes : 


• Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System of the Upper Limb
• Injection Procedure and Aseptic No Touch Technique.
• Use of Pressure Injectors. Risks and Benefits and Injection Volume and Rates.
• Physiological Considerations. Drug Absorption, Distribution and Excretion. Basic Cellular Structure and Movement of Solvents and Solutes.
• General Legal Issues and Standard Operating Procedures for IV Cannulation and Injection in Radiology.
• The Contrast Media Molecule, Properties, Dynamics and Uses
• High Risk Groups, Contraindications, Adverse Reactions and Emergency Procedures


75 Minute Test - Radiographers. (50% pass mark as per COR stipulation) 


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Dates : 21-22 September 2018


Price :

Radiographers : £425 + VAT 

Radiographic Assistants : £275 + VAT


Payments can be taken by card or by raising an invoice.





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