KEY SKILLS

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TomWruble
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208034
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KEY SKILLS
Updated:
2013-09-21 16:12:45
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Skills & Procedures
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  1. Injection, Landmarks, IM, Deltoid
    • 1. Acromion Process
    • 2. Top of axilla

  2. Injection, Landmarks, IM, Dorsal Gluteal
    • 1. Posterior superior iliac spine (note: towards the spine)
    • 2. Greater trochanter (note: lateral side of leg)

  3. Injection, IM, Z-track
    Recommended for all IM injections

  4. Injection, Landmarks, Intradermal
  5. Injection, Landmark, Subcutaneous, Abdomen
    • 1. 2 inches away from umbilicus
    • 2. Above level of iliac crest
  6. Injection, Landmark, Subcutaneous, Upper Arm
    • 1. Acromion process (hand breath below)
    • 2. Elbow (hands breath above)
  7. Injection, Landmarks, Vastus lateralis
    • 1. Greater trochanter
    • 2. Lateral femoral condyle

  8. Injection, Landmarks, Ventrogluteal
    • 1. Greater trochanter
    • 2. Anterior superior iliac spine (note: towards umbilicus)
    • 3. Iliac crest (note: lateral leg above greater trochanter)

  9. Injection, Needle, IM (intramuscular), Deltoid
    1 inch

    23 - 25

    0.5 - 1.0 mL
  10. Injection, Needle, IM (intramuscular) Dorsal Gluteal, Ventral Gluteal or Vastus Lateralis
    • 1 1/2
    • 2 inch if obese

    20 - 22

    Up to 3.0 mL
  11. Injection, Needle, Intradermal
    1/4 - 5/8

    25 - 27

    up to 0.1 mL
  12. Injection, Needle, Subcutaneous
    • 3/8" - 5/8"
    • 1" inch¬†if obese
    • 24 - 26
    • 26 - 30 for insulin
    • 0.5 - 1.0 mL3/8 -

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