Successful completion of this module is one of the requirements for pharmacists applying for authorization to administer drugs and vaccines by injection from the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba.
Please note: If you have purchased the full Education Program for Immunization Competencies, the Manitoba Module is already included in your package and does not need to be purchased separately.
Successful completion of the Manitoba Module: Administration of Injections is one of the requirements for pharmacists wanting to apply for authorization with the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba (CPhM) in injection administration in Manitoba. This module was developed in partnership by the CPhM, and the University of Manitoba Faculty of Pharmacy and University of Manitoba Faculty of Nursing.
Upon successful completion of this module, the pharmacist will be able to:
- Describe the applicable sections of the new Pharmaceutical Act and Regulations and integrate the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba’s practice direction related to administering injections into their practice
- Explain the recommended immunization schedule in Manitoba
- Examine the ideal routes of injection administration for medications and drugs that a pharmacist may need to administer that are not vaccinations
- Explain proper procedures when reconstituting and preparing medications for injection
- Discuss the key sites and factors affecting needle choice for intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal routes of administering injections
- Theresa Bowser, RN, BN
- Cindy Chen, B.Sc. (Pharm), R.Ph. CDE
- Melissa Gobin
- Alexandra Henteleff, MED, BN, RN
- Christopher Louizos, B.Sc. (Pharm)
- Kim McIntosh, B.Sc. (Pharm)
- Casey Sayre, PharmD
- Lavern M. Vercaigne, PharmD
CCCEP File Number: 1193-2013-853-I-P
This continuing education program has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for a total of 2 CEUs.
Accreditation expires: August 15, 2017
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