Arterial Blood Gases (Newstarters/Beginners)

Arterial Blood Gases (Newstarters/Beginners)

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Arterial Blood Gases


To prepare a practitoner for obtaining a sample of arterial blood from the radial artery. Competence will be determined by practical assessment.


  • Describe the rationale for obtaining an ABG sample following the theory session
  • Discuss relevant anatomy & physiology of the wrist and hand following the theory session
  • Demonstrate safe ABG sampling practice following the simulated practice session
  • State 3 contraindications to ABG sampling following the theory session
Intended Audience 
All Trust registered nurses.



Walsall Manor Hospitals - Manor Learning and Conference Centre (Level 3)

Walsall Manor Hospital,

Moat Road,

Walsall West-Midlands,

WS2 9PS.

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