Intramuscular injection techniques

Practice Managers Association
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Aims & ObjectivesAims

Delegates will fully understand the underpinning theory and will be able to demonstrate they can identify the correct patient, gain consent and safely administer the correct dose of medication via intramuscular injection.


  • Identify the relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the criteria for choosing both the site and needle size to use.
  • Discuss the potential problems which may be encountered, how to prevent them and necessary interventions.
  • Show understanding of the health and safety/risk management of the procedure, including the correct disposal of equipment.
  • Discuss adult safeguarding and demonstrate awareness of anaphylactic reaction.

Workshop Agenda

Below is an outline of the proposed agenda, if you have any questions please get in touch.

09.15Registration & Coffee
09.30Introduction and Welcome – Overview of the Programme, Objectives & Accountability
09.40Open Forum – Identifying your challenges
09.50Communication, Safety & Anatomy
10.10Infection Prevention and Control & Selection of Equipment
10.30Anaphylaxis/Safeguarding Adults
11.05Intramuscular Injection Procedure
12.00Potential Complications, Preventative measures, Teamworking
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