Who for: Hauora Tairawhiti DHB registered nurses.
What:  Access to Lippincott Procedures and Nursing Reference Center
To request access to this area, please email Patricia Sheehan State your APC, your region and that you would like access to the Lippincott's proceedures.

This course outlines the skills, knowledge and techniques for practice requirements necessary for attaining competency. The term venipuncture in this context refers to the puncturing of a vein for any medical purpose, e.g. to take blood, to feed somebody intravenously, or to administer a drug.

  • The IV Cannulation component is worth 2 hours of Professional Development time
  • The Phlebotomy Training component is worth 2 hours of Professional Development time

This course is utilised by the 5 Midland DHB's as a pre-requisite to the Manual Handling - Clinical workshop at your DHB. 

Who for:  All Midwives
About: This is a compulsory annual course. The Combined Emergency Skills Day comprises Maternal Resuscitation (at the standard of Level 4 of the NZRC framework) and Neonatal Resuscitation updates, and childbirth emergency skills (bleeding emergencies, shoulder dystocia, breech and cord prolapse).
Level / type

Level 4 course

This course has been developed for the Midlands Region 

Who for All nurses, midwives and anaesthetic technicians (including students)
About This course covers the theoretical component of Generic IV Therapy cerification for Hauora Tairawhiti DHB.
Who for Nursing staff
About This is the theoretical component of Central Venous Access Devices certification and is a prerequisite for the workshop.