Venipuncture Training


What is this service?

The Michigan Clinical Research Unit offers a Venipuncture Class to staff at the University involved in research wanting to learn the skill of drawing blood. This is a competency-based course utilizing simulation arms for initial hands on skill application.

The Venipuncture class is located in the Simulation Center in Towsley, between Mott and University Hospital.

You will be emailed a packet of information that you will need to print and bring to class. All supplies are provided.

Who can use this service?

The Venipuncture class is offered for any member of the study team. Previous blood-drawing experience is not necessary.

When should I contact MICHR about this service?

You should register early for your desired training session, as they tend to fill up quickly.

How much does this service cost?

There is no fee associated with this class.

How do I get started?

Registration is available through M-Learning, listed under Venipuncture. Classes are usually offered on a monthly basis.



For more information, please contact:
Chris Conrad, CNS at 734.936.8093 or

Kris Bender, Clinical Nurse Level E at 734.936.8093 or