Venipuncture Workshop 6-1-2019

Venipuncture performed on an upper extremity to administer contrast materials is permitted under California law for Certified Radiologic Technologists who have completed an approved training course with a minimum of 10 hours of instruction in combination with supervised clinical practice and current CPR certification. Materials for the documentation of the supervised clinical practice, required by California law, will be provided. In this workshop, radiologic technologists practice venipuncture on I.V. training arms. This venipuncture workshop addresses all topics identified by the California Department of Public Health / Radiologic Health Branch and by Senate Bill 1199 (Dutton 2012) to meet the requirements for venipuncture certification including:

  • Anatomy and physiology of venipuncture sites
  • Venipuncture instruments, IV solutions, and related equipment
  • Puncture techniques
  • Techniques of intravenous line establishment
  • Hazards and complications of venipuncture
  • Post-puncture care
  • Composition and purpose of antianaphaylaxis tray


Mandatory Prerequisite: This workshop is open to Certified Radiologic Technologists (CRT's) only. Applicants must provide their current State of California CA CRT and their current BLS certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

June 1st, 2019 from  8:00 AM to  5:00 PM
National University Room #251
3390 Harbour Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
United States
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Phone: 415-278-0441