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An evidence-based approach to subcutaneous injection technique

An evidence-based approach to subcutaneous injection technique

An evidence-based approach to subcutaneous injection technique

Sherri Ogston-Tuck
Sherri Ogston-Tuck
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 19 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 29 Jul 2020

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Description

Injections are routinely administered by nurses in acute care settings and in the community. Nurses require a thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology, pharmacological principles and equipment, and potential risks to the patient of injections. Nurses should also take an active approach to patient assessment before injecting medicines. This learning module provides an evidence-based review of injection administration, with particular reference to subcutaneous injections, and suggests a framework for best practice.

Objectives

Objective 1: Identify aspects of injection technique that should form part of a standard assessment before administering any medications.
On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of identify aspects of injection technique that should form part of a standard assessment before administering any medications.
Objective 2: Describe why the subcutaneous route is used for certain medications, including insulin and heparin.
On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of describe why the subcutaneous route is used for certain medications, including insulin and heparin.
Objective 3: Suggest suitable sites for injection of common medications.
On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of suggest suitable sites for injection of common medications.
Objective 4: List the main steps in injection technique that minimise potential adverse effects.
On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of list the main steps in injection technique that minimise potential adverse effects.
Objective 5: Discuss the principles of patient assessment to maximise the success of all subcutaneous injections.
On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of discuss the principles of patient assessment to maximise the success of all subcutaneous injections.
Sherri Ogston-Tuck

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Sherri Ogston-Tuck
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Senior lecturer, adult nursing, Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester, Worcester.

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Foluke ojoawo (29 Jul 2020)
Very explicit
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M ILLICENT OMOLO (26 Jul 2020)
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Mr Ishaku Adamu (24 Jul 2020)
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Ms AGNES MWAWINGWA BSc (17 Jul 2020)
very informative
Funmilayo Omojola (14 Jul 2020)
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ANATOLI ATANASI (12 Jul 2020)
these method of study it improve my carrier in large quantity
Mr UGOCHUKWU OZIOKO M (10 Jul 2020)
Interesting
Abdulrasheed Mohammed (7 Jul 2020)
Good.
Abdulakarim Buba (5 Jul 2020)
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Ms PHILOMENA LUMUMBA BSc (5 Jul 2020)
it's a good refresher course
Christian Uche (4 Jul 2020)
Very informative
ADAMU SALISU (4 Jul 2020)
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NANCY JELAGAT (30 Jun 2020)
upgrade my knowledge
Sumera Altaf (18 Jun 2020)
very good.
Ibrahim Yunusa (18 Jun 2020)
I recommend this course for everybody
Ndirika Gloria Chiamaka (5 Jun 2020)
so much learning
HONORINE UMWANAWIMPUHWE (29 May 2020)
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SERAPHINE NIBATEGERE (29 May 2020)
VERY GOOD
Miss PRISCA MUKADUSABE Registered Nurse (27 May 2020)
THIS MODULE IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR EVERY HEALTHCAREPROVIDER
Mpiegbulam Chinyere (13 May 2020)
it refresh my knowledge
IRENE NYANKESHA (8 May 2020)
was interest
VALENTINE NYIRAMUGISHA (7 May 2020)
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FELISTER MACHUKI (17 Apr 2020)
very educative & up to date content
JACQUELINE NDEGWA (6 Apr 2020)
good update
Zafar Ahmed Channa (5 Apr 2020)
very well.
Miss BEATRICE MUKARUSANGA (24 Mar 2020)
Very interesting topic
Sheila Joyce Bickar (20 Oct 2019)
This is a good supplement to knowledge to improve practice so I can employ an evidence-based approach to subcutaneous injection technique.

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