Intramuscular & Subcutaneous Injections

Upon successful completion of this study day, the candidates will be able to gain clinical competence under the supervision of a qualified practitioner

This study day will appeal to nurses, allied health professionals, health care assistants and anyone who is required to administer IM & SC injections as part of their job role.

Aims and Objectives

â–  The candidate will understand how to locate appropriate injection sites

â–  The candidate will be able to safely and competently perform IM & SC injections


Associated anatomy & physiology Appropriate site selection for injections
Consent Infection control
Appropriate injection techniques Correct demonstration
Practical practice for candidates Insulin injections