Parenteral Medication Review-Adults

Parenteral Medication Administration-Adults

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course is designed to review the basics subcutaneous, intradermal and intramuscular injections.

Instructor: Toni Malpass RN, BSN

Target Audience: Licensed Nurses and other healthcare providers who administer injections

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the parts of equipment used in parenteral medication administration.
  • Identify how to accurately read calibrations on a syringe.
  • Identify sites and techniques for subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intradermal injections.
  • List the steps and precautions for administering parenteral medications.
  • Identify and discuss the correct techniques to administer insulin and anticoagulants.

Length of Course:  30 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 0.5 contact hours

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.05 CEUs (0.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

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