Procedures for Administering the Three Types of

Injections.

Paragraphs 2-1 through 2-7. If possible, watch the

corresponding portion of the videotape (17:15--33:15).

After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

2-1.

Determine when to give an intramuscular

injection.

2-2.

Determine the type of needles and syringes to

use in administering an intramuscular injection.

2-3.

Determine the procedures for administering an

intramuscular injection.

2-4.

Determine the procedures for choosing the

injection site for the intramuscular injection.

2-5.

Determine the procedures for destroying the

needles and syringe for any injection procedure.

2-6.

Determine the procedures for recording the

injection.

2-7.

Determine when a subcutaneous injection is

used.

2-8.

Determine the sites where the subcutaneous

injection is administered.

2-9.

Determine the procedures for postinjection patient

care.

2-10. Determine when to administer an intradermal

injection.

2-11. Determine the types of needles and syringes

used when administering an intradermal injection.

2-12. Determine the procedures for administering

intradermal injections.

2-13. Determine the procedures to follow after you have

administered an intradermal injection.

After completing the assignment, complete the exercises

of this lesson. These exercises will help you achieve the

lesson objectives.

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