Phlebotomy Training Workshop

Event Date : 28/11/2015
Event Time : 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Patients coming for venipuncture for lab tests and intravenous cannulation are sometimes an ongoing challenge in healthcare. Obesity, extremes of age and several medical conditions- severe burns, repeated chemotherapy, distorted normal vasculature as in End Stage Renal Disease, may make it extremely difficult for the health professional to gain intravenous access for the purpose of drawing blood or giving intravenous medications and fl uid.

This workshop explores different aspects of phlebotomy- starting from the routine phlebotomies to collect blood samples and intravenous cannulation


  • To produce competent Phlebotomist
  • To stimulate a life-long pursuit of education in the medical field.
  • To develop interpersonal skills in communicating with the patient
  • To provide better educational and employment opportunities

Who Should Attend?

  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Radiology technician
  • Staff nurses
  • Medical Intern / Students
  • Research Assistant


Dr-Khin-Saw-YuDr Khin Saw Yu
Senior lecturer/ Consultant
Anaesthesiologist, Skills Centre,
Bukit Jalil, International Medical University





8:30am – 9:00am Registration & Breakfast
9:00am – 9:10am Welcome address & Role of Phlebotomy
9:10am – 9:55am Correct technique of Drawing BloodDr Sharena A/P ManocaranLecturerSkills Centre, IMU
9:55am – 10:40am Standard PrecautionDr Tun YeeO& G Specialist/Senior LecturerSkills Centre, IMU
10:40am – 11:00am Tea Break
11:00am – 11:45am Competent PhlebotomistDr Ramanathan SubramanianLecturerSkills Centre, IMU
11:45am – 12:30pm Intravenous cannulation and Difficult Venous AccessDr Khin Saw YuSenior Lecturer / ConsultantAnaesthesiologist Skills Centre, IMU
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm – 3:00pm Hands onDr Khin Saw YuDr Ramanathan SubramanianDr Tun YeeDr Sharena A/P Manocaran
3:00pm – 3:15pm Q & A
3:15pm – 3:30pm Collecting Certificate of AttendanceTea and Closing

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