Mastering Injections in Pediatrics


Learning objectives:

  • Describe the administration technique for children under five, including the selection of the appropriate supplies, land marking and injection techniques.
  • Identify the appropriate type and dose of vaccine based on the child’s age and previous immunization history.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the different pain management and comfort techniques that can be used specifically for children.
  • Recognize potential adverse reactions and understand the appropriate treatment, monitoring and follow-up considerations.
  • Identify the appropriate documentation and communication procedures necessary for the parent/caregiver and other relevant healthcare professionals.