Point of Care Testing

Gain the skills to correctly use a safety lancet to obtain a capillary blood sample

Additionally learn to use an on-site analyser to obtain results and to undertake a basic interpretation of those results, if appropriate.

This course falls into three main parts:

General instruction as to how to take a capillary sample

How to use your analyser of choice

A practical demonstration and assessment of the skills you have learned

All the courses at Phlebotomy Training Services are accredited by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group, including our Point of Care Testing Course. This means that all our courses are recognised and accepted by industry professionals. As far as we are aware, we are the only Phlebotomy Training Provider in the UK who offers a fully accredited Point of Care Testing Course.

We offer this course to individual and commercial clients, and tailor the course according to each client’s needs.

The course will cover:

What is a Capillary

Health and Safety and Needlestick Injuries

Infection Control

Site Selection

Equipment required

Collection technique


Use of an analyser

Basic interpretation of results

Practical session and Assessment

To find out more about the structure of the course, or how you can book one for yourself or team, just contact us here or call 01609 751 610.

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