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Blood Gas Sampling

Practical Blood Gas Sampling Course

Qualified healthcare professionals wishing to become practically competent in blood gas sampling.

Aims of the Course

To provide healthcare professionals with the underpinning knowledge and practical skills to develop competence in arterial and arterialised capillary blood gas sampling.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the delegates will:

  • Be able to identify suitable sites for blood gas sampling.
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of both methods.
  • Demonstrate correct technique for blood gas sampling.
  • Be able to compile a logbook of competence. 

ARTP Certificate of Competence in Blood Gas Sampling and Analysis

To ensure that patients are appropriately investigated and monitored the Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP) have developed a Certificate of Competence to demonstrate the proficiency of practitioners to perform such measurements.

The ARTP Certificate of Competence in Blood Gas Sampling and Analysis has been introduced to demonstrate a recognised standard for those practitioners who complete the Blood Gas Certificate program.

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