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Administering Intravenous Injection

Course Details

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Standard Price


Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.






Topics covered will include:

  • Injection theory and procedure
  • Upper limb anatomy and physiology
  • Infection control
  • Contrast agents
  • Emergency situations
  • Medico-legal aspects

Course Director

Cornelius Imobeke

Entry Requirements

You must be a professionally registered qualified practitioner.

If you are undertaking IV cannulation, but not registered by a professional body i.e. radiographic assistant, then please contact the Course Lead for details on how you can access this course.

Course Lead:  Cornelius2.Imobeke@uwe.ac.uk


The aim of the College of Radiographers Certificate of Competence in Administering Intravenous Injection (IV) Study Day is for you to develop knowledge and understanding of safe intravenous administration and apply these skills within your clinical environment.

If you are a registered professional (including radiographers, nurses, physiotherapists and clinical scientists), then this course is suitable for you.

You will be provided with access to an online learning environment consisting of subject specific vodcasts and reading materials which aim to enhance and underpin the knowledge and experience gained during the IV course contact day. 

Upon successful completion of both the theoretical and practical aspects of this one day course, a certificate will be issued by the College of Radiographers.

Learning and Teaching

Alongside the e-learning package and teaching sessions delivered on the contact day, a practical session is also offered which provides an opportunity for practitioners to practice injection techniques on simulation units using a variety of injection equipment.

As per College of Radiographers accrediation requirements there will be an exam on the contact day relating to material covered by the e-learning package.

Student quote

"Lectures were excellent and full of relevant up-to-date information. Loved the practical!"


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