ERIC Number: ED202535
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Health Instruction Packages: Injections.
Dunkleman, Ellie; And Others
Text, illustrations, and exercises are utilized in this set of four learning modules designed to instruct nursing students in techniques and equipment utilized for intramuscular injections. The first module, "Equipment for Intramuscular Injections" by Ellie Dunkleman, presents guidelines for selecting needles of the proper length and gauge according to the type of solution to be injected and the area of the body chosen as the injection site. The second module, "Preparation of an Intramuscular Injection from a Drug in Powder Form" by Eva M. Meyer, teaches the student to choose the proper form of medication for an intramuscular injection, select appropriate needles, and liquify powdered medication using a sterile saline solution. The third module, "Intramuscular Injection Technique: Gluteal Area" by Marcia McCormick, details the proper method of injecting a measured amount of medication into the gluteal area of a simulated hip. The fourth module, "Injection of Insulin" by Kathleen Mitzen, identifies the parts of the body used as insulin injection sites and describes a method of preparing the skin for injection. The modules describe and illustrate procedures, provide sequential reinforcement exercises, and conclude with post-tests and accompanying answer keys. The time required to complete the modules ranges from 20 to 30 minutes. (JP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: League for Innovation in the Community Coll., Los Angeles, CA.