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Intramuscular Injections - Online CNE Course

This online CNE course is designed to provide an overview of intramuscular (IM) injections. Content reviews the deltoid, vastus lateralis, and ventrogluteal injection sites including anatomical landmarks for locating each with return demonstration scenarios on different patients. Correct steps for administration of immunizations and other IM injections along with precaution considerations are also included.

 

Target Audience

This online CNE course is designed for nurses and other allied health professionals who administer intramuscular injections. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List the anatomical landmarks used to locate the safest place for intramuscular (IM) injections on indicated patients.
  • Demonstrate proper IM injection location on ten virtual patients.
  • Identify two precautions to consider when administering IM injections.
  • Summarize the correct steps of an IM injection.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/12/2021
Course expires: 
08/12/2023
Cost:
$25.00

This course will be presented via a self-guided interactive module.

Faculty
Stephan Betins-Kinnamon, M.Ed., RN, CNOR
Nursing Education Specialist
Department of Nursing
Instructor in Nursing, College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
Erin Fauver, MS, RN
Nursing Education Specialist
Department of Nursing
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Denise L. Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BD
Nursing Education Specialist
Department of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing, College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Course Director: 

Denise L. Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BD
Nursing Education Specialist
Department of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing, College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Credit Statements 

ANCC

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to  cne@mayo.edu.

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If you are interested in purchasing a license for reuse of this education within your organization, contact cne@mayo.edu for more information.