Nursing Competence Checklist For Administration of An Intramuscular Injection

Observation Competence Checklist For Administration of An Intramuscular Injection

Type of Evaluation : ( Self……………… Peer …………….. Staff………………….)

Steps Allotted Scores Student’s Scores Remarks
1. Introduce yourself. 1
2. Provide privacy. 1
3. Explain procedure to the child and family. 1
4. Assessment:

· Select the syringe size according to the

volume and dose of medication.

· Select the size of needle.

· Choose the appropriate sit.

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5. Prepare the equipment and supplies:

· Syringe filled with medication.

· Alcohol swab.

· Gauze pad or cotton ball.

· Small band-aid.

· Disposable gloves.

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1

6. Procedure:

· Have another nurse or the parent for

· an assistant.

· Wear the gloves.

· Locate the site.

· Clean with alcohol using an outward

circular motion.

· Grasp the muscle between the thumb and

fingers.

· Remove the cap from the syringe.

· Insert the needle quickly at a 90-degree angle.

· Pull back the plunger.

· If no blood is aspirated, inject the medication.

· Withdraw the needle.

· Massage the area with a gauze and apply

a small band-aid if need.

· Do not recap the needle and discard it in

a container.

· Remove gloves.

· Wash hands.

7. Punctuality.

8. Feedback& conclusion.

9. Self Confidence.

10. Mastering procedure.

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Total 29

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