Venipuncture Certification for Radiology Technologist

This course introduces the Radiology Technologist (CRT) to the basic skills necessary to safely perform venipuncture for contrast x-rays. This course is also a great refresher for those that have already completed their certification.

This course provides 6 hours of didactic training approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologist, Department Of Education and complies with California Health & Safety Code 106986, Section 27.

Course topics:

  • Anatomy and physiology of venipuncture sites
  • Venipuncture instruments, solutions and related equipment
  • Venipuncture techniques
  • Hazards and complications of venipuncture
  • Post puncture care and Infection control
  • Signs and symptoms of adverse reaction to IV contrast
  • Composition and purpose of Anaphylaxis Tray
  • First aid related to complications of venipuncture
  • Practice on manikins and 3 live venipunctures in classroom

ASRT and California Health & Safety Code 106985, Section 27, specify that 10 hours of training are required for certification. Successful completion of this course provides 6 of those hours. The other 4 hours are from the American Heart Association BLS, CPR & AED Certification training that is required for your CPR card.

ASRT requires 10 Live Proctored Insertions, which may be a combination of the live insertions completed in class and proctored insertions at your facility.

California Health & Safety Code 106985 specifies that 10 Proctored Insertions must be completed in class, the simulated insertions count towards this requirement. In addition 10 Live Proctored Insertions must be completed in your facility.

1 Day Course
6 CE Credits Issued upon course completion.

Individual Rate: $225.00 ea.

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