Intramuscular Injections - Update



To provide an update on the safe administration of intramuscular injections

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the legal and professional considerations for safe adminsitration of intramuscular (IM) injection
  • Identify and locate the safe anatomical sites for IM injections
  • Discuss and apply best evidence practice on needle selection and skin preparation
  • Discuss ways to reduce patient discomfort during an injection
  • Describe the nursing care a patient requires to avoid complications associated with injections


Registered Nurses (Adult)


Lecture, discussion, demonstration and simulated practice



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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