Back to the Beginning Series: IM and SQ Injections; 0.5 CE
Back to the Beginning: Intramuscular and Subcutaneous Injections
Presented By: Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, CMSRN, OCN
Upon completion of the activity the learner will be able to:
- Define and describe rationales of using and identifying sites of administration of intramuscular and subcutaneous injections.
- Verbalize patient education key points regarding intramuscular and subcutaneous injection and common drugs given by these techniques.
- Identify special considerations to be taken for administering medications intramuscularly or subcutaneously.
Amy DiMaggio, MSN, RN, CMSRN, OCN
Clinical Education Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Professional and Patient Education
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5 contact hour.
- 0.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation