Injection Administration

Description

Introduction of the course

Injection administration is a common procedure that every nurse would be performing as a part of daily clinical routine. This course helps to review the procedure of medication administration via intramuscular, subcutaneous and intradermal route and acquires the skills.

The objective of this course is to:

  • Understand the concepts and principles related to injection administration
  • Demonstrate the techniques of intramuscular injection administration
  • Demonstrate the techniques of subcutaneous injection administration
  • Demonstrate the techniques of intradermal injection administration

Instructor: Ms. Krutika, Nurse Educator, Bodhi Health Education

Facility: School of Nursing, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

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Curriculum

    Details of the Course

    Introduction of the course

    The aim of this module is to facilitate the safe administration of injections via intramuscular, intradermal and subcutaneous route.

    The module deals with the following topics:


    Injection - Overview

    Injection is the method of administering medications through parenteral route. Medications given by parenteral route are absorbed more rapidly and completely than medications given by other routes.

    This module is divided into two parts:

    Injection administration Overview (Part-1):

    The first part of this module deals with the various methods of administering drugs/medications via intramuscular, intradermal and subcutaneous route, techniques in administering injections, principles of drug administration, equipments needed for injection administration and angle of insertion for various routes.  

    Injection administration Overview (Part-2):

    The second part of this module deals with the rights of medication administration, needle disposal and prevention of needle stick injury.


    Injection Administration Overview Part-1 - 9:05
    Injection Administration Overview Part-2 - 5:02

    Intramuscular injection

    Medicines when injected into the muscles it is called intramuscular injection. This part of the video demonstrates the concepts related to intramuscular injection including purpose, indication, contraindications, site, various needle and syringe sizes, method of administering intramuscular injection.

    This module is divided into two parts:

    Intramuscular Injection (Part-1):

    The first part of this module deals with the basics on intramuscular injection, indication, purpose, contraindication, method of administration, routes of administration and patient education.

    Intramuscular Injection (Part-2):

    The second part of this module demonstrates the method of administering intramuscular medication via Z-track method and Vastus Lateralis route, post procedural care, needle disposal and complications related with intramuscular injection administration.


    Intramuscular injection Part-1 - 5:56
    Intramuscular injection Part-2 - 9:29

    Subcutaneous injection

    This video demonstrates the concepts related to subcutaneous injection administration. It includes the purpose, indication, contraindications, site, various needle and syringe sizes, and method of administering subcutaneous injection.


    Subcutaneous injection - 10:32

    Intradermal injection

    This video demonstrates the concepts related to intradermal injection administration. It includes the purpose, indication, contraindications, site, pre procedural assessment (skin testing), specific needle and syringe for intradermal injection and the method of administering intradermal injection.


    Intradermal injection - 8:46
Maximum duration of video: 48:50
Total number of questions: 0

Course Instructors

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Course Overview

Maximum duration of video: 48:50
Total number of questions: 0

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