Describe pre-procedure considerations for administering a subcutaneous injection.
Describe and demonstrate the preparation for administering a subcutaneous injection.
Describe and demonstrate needle and blood safety.
Describe and demonstrate suitable injection sites for subcutaneous injections.
Discuss the appropriate needle and syringe sizes for subcutaneous injection.
Describe and demonstrate the preparation of the substance to be injected.
Describe and demonstrate safe and correct administration of a subcutaneous injection.
Understand and apply Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.
Understand and apply drug administration safety guidelines (seven rights).
Understand correct post-procedure considerations.
Describe and demonstrate correct documentation.
Define and demonstrate correct recording and reporting procedures.
Define and use related medical terminology.
Explain the Patient Privacy Rule (HIPAA), Patient Safety Act, and Patients' Bill of Rights.