|1. Introduce yourself.||1|
|1. 2. Explain procedure to the child & family.||1|
· Select the syringe size.
· Choose the appropriate site.
|4. Prepare the neededequipment and supplies:
· Syringe filled with medication.
· Alcohol swab.
· Gauze pad or cotton ball.
· Small band-aid.
· Disposable gloves.
|5. Have another nurse, an assistant, or the parents’
restrain the child while the injection is being given.
|6. Wear gloves.||1|
|7. Locate the site. Clean with alcohol using an outward circular motion.||1|
|8. Pinch the skin between the thumb and index finger.||1|
|9. Remove the cap from the syringe. Insert the needle quickly at about a 45-degree angle. Release the skin and pull back the plunger||1|
|10. If no blood is aspirated, inject the medication, and
withdraw the needle at the angle at which it was
|11.Massage the area with a gauze pad or cotton ball (alcohol will sting)||1|
|12.Return the child to a position of comfort.||1|
|13.Discard it in container according to standard
|14. Remove gloves.||1|
|15. Wash hands.||1|
|16. Document administration and effects observed.||1|
|18. Feedback and conclusion.||1|
|19. Mastering procedure.||1|
|20. Self confidence.||1|
|Total Score||25||/ 25|
Nursing Observation Competence Checklist For Administration of a Subcutaneous Injection
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