Parenteral Medication Administration: Site Selections and Injection Techniques

Overview:

This program identifies commonly used sites for intramuscular and subcutaneous injections and discusses considerations for site assessment and selection. The techniques for intramuscular and subcutaneous administration of medication are demonstrated using a step-by-step process ending with documentation. Emphasis is placed on the "z-track" method of intramuscular injection.





Objectives:

After completing this program, the learner should be able to:

Explain how to safely handle equipment used to administer an injection
Describe nursing measures to take throughout the injection process
Describe commonly used intramuscular and subcutaneous injection site on adults
Describe factors used to assess an injection site
Explain the rational behind use of the "air bubble technique" for intramuscular injections
Describe the procedures for properly performing an intramuscular injection using the "z-track" method
Explain the purpose of aspiration during intramuscular injection
Describe the procedures for properly performing a subcutaneous injection 
Price: $249.00 USD

Product ID: MED004
Media: DVD
Year: 2008
Language: English
Tags: Medication Administration
 
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