Study Day - College of Radiographers Certificate of Competence Administering Intravenous Injection

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
School of Health and Social Wellbeing
One day
Course Director
Elisabeth Ioele

Page last updated 11 December 2023


Accreditations and partnerships:

The aim of the College of Radiographers Certificate of Competence in Administering Intravenous Injection (IV) Study Day is for you to develop knowledge and understanding of safe intravenous administration and apply these skills within your clinical environment.

If you are a registered professional working within or as part of the radiography workforce who would benefit from this role development opportunity due to clinical demand, then this course is suitable for you.

You will be provided with access to an online learning environment consisting of subject specific vodcasts and reading materials which aim to enhance and underpin the knowledge and experience gained during the IV course contact day. 

Upon successful completion of both the theoretical and practical aspects of this one day course, a certificate will be issued by the College of Radiographers.

Entry requirements

You must be a professionally registered qualified practitioner working as part of the radiographic workforce.

If you are undertaking IV cannulations or require this as part of your development in practice in radiography, but you are not registered by a professional body, e.g., a PET Technologist or a Radiographic Assistant, then please contact the Course Lead, Elisabeth Ioele ( for details on how to access this course and to discuss if it is suitable for your practice.



Topics covered will typically include:

  • Injection theory and procedure
  • Upper limb anatomy and physiology
  • Infection control
  • Contrast agents
  • Emergency situations
  • Medico-legal aspects

Learning and Teaching

Alongside the e-learning package and teaching sessions delivered on the contact day, a practical session is also offered which provides an opportunity for practitioners to practice injection techniques on simulation units using a variety of injection equipment.

As per College of Radiographers accrediation requirements there will be an exam on the contact day relating to material covered by the e-learning package.

Study time

There is now only one contact day made up of 7 CPD hours.

You will be given access to an on-line learning environment four weeks before the course start date. This will contain vodcasts and relevant background reading.


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Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

  • £400 per delegate
  • £300 (UWE Bristol Alumni students).


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You will be given access to an on-line learning environment two to four weeks before the course start date. This will contain vodcasts and relevant background reading.

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How to apply

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Extra information

If the course you are applying for is fully online or blended learning, please note that you are expected to provide your own headsets/microphones.

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