Clinical Skills Development Service

Spotlight on Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation

Limited COVID-19 offer

Access to the USGPIVC online course at no cost

In the lead up to the launch of the new Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (USGPIVC) blended course, we are making the online learning component available to everyone at no cost as we prepare for COVID-19 course delivery restrictions to ease.

The online learning component has been designed to complement the face-to-face workshop and focuses on the practical skills needed to safely perform ultrasound guided peripheral intravenous cannulation.

For a limited time enrol in the USGPIVC online course.

About USGPIVC – the latest addition to the CSDS course catalogue

Collaboratively designed with experts from the medical and nursing streams, the Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (USGPIVC) blended course aims to extend participant cannulation skills to effectively manage people with difficult intravenous access using ultrasound.

Consisting of a 3 hour face-to-face workshop and an online component, the underpinning theory covers:

  • basic ultrasound physics
  • vascular device selection and decision-making
  • insertion techniques
  • aseptic precautions
  • real world application.

Watch Course Director, Dr Nathan Peters, introduce the concepts covered in the USGPIVC course:

Join our waitlist for the blended course

Register your interest in the blended course and we will advise you when courses are scheduled.