september, 2021

15sep9:00 am4:00 pmIV Cannulation & Administration of Radiopharmaceuticals Level 1 & 29:00 am - 4:00 pm The Christie PET-CT Academy (School of Oncology)


Event Details

You must complete the E-Learning module prior to attending the virtual practical session. Details to the Academies e-Learning platform will be provided upon confirmation of your place on the course.


This is the practical component to the IV Cannulation and Administration of Radiopharmaceuticals. Before attending this virtual practical simulation session, you must have successfully completed the theory and knowledge module on our e-learning platform.

Learning outcomes

  • The ability to prepare a trolley/tray for cannulation.
  • Vein assessment, and describe and explain the rationale for choosing a specific cannulation site on a patient. Demonstrate an ANTT cannulation technique.
  • A patency assessment, and explain Visual Infusion Phlebitis (VIP) scoring.
  • Appropriate removal and safe disposal of cannula and giving of post-scanning advice and care to a patient.
  • The ability to calculate a dose, draw up and inject a Radiopharmaceutical.
  • Safe disposal of radioactive sharps and waste.
  • Contamination monitoring and the decontamination of a spill.
  • QA,  use of equipment and record-keeping.

Intended Audience

Clinical Assistants, Radiographers and Technologists working in PET-CT service.

Course Availability

The IV Cannulation and Administration of Radiopharmaceuticals courses are repeated monthly. Due to the one-to-one nature of the practical course capacity is limited to two participants per course.

Course Sales

This course is free to any organisation in England that is part of the NC1 contract.

For any person or organisation outside of the NC1 contract interested in accessing any of our courses from the UK or Internationally, please contact the Academy to enquire about availability and course cost.

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(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Christie PET-CT Academy (School of Oncology)

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, 550 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX