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IV Cannulation

IV Cannulation Process

See document attached: Certification-Pathway.docx

Self Learn Package:  SDHB-and-Wellsouth-Cannulation-self-learning-package.pdf

Drug Calculations: -  Drug-Calculation-Sheet.doc


Current Prime Nurse Trained or Recent IV Certification and Cannulation experience (within 6 months) 

  • Yes - then complete the Drugs Calculations and one Competency Form.


No recent experience or training

  1. Register and complete the SDHB/WellSouth IVE learning package training.
  2. Complete Medication and Fluid Foundation 2 at HealthLearn
  3. Bring printed certification to skills workshop
  4. Complete Drug Calculations Quiz
  5. Attend IV Cannulation Skills workshop
  6. Complete a further three cannulations in the next four weeks and complete competence forms