Administration of Drugs by Injection Program

CCCEP Accredited (In-PERSON): 1590-2021-3227-L-T
-2021-3227-L-T
CCCEP AccREDITED (BLENDED): 1590-2022-3535-B-T

About Administration of Drugs by Injection Program

The Canadian College of Healthcare and Pharmaceutics is pleased to announce the in-person and blended CCCEP Accredited programs on Administration of Drugs by Injection Program for pharmacy technicians and other healthcare professionals. It will take 3 hours to complete the online learning followed by 6 hours of in-person learning. Administration of Drugs by Injection Program is one of the program areas which is accredited under CCCEP’s Competency Mapped Certificate Program Accreditation Policy. These programs address the 7 competencies approved by the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) in November 2012. In the current healthcare system, pharmacy-based flu vaccine clinics are common. Patients and family care giver expect pharmacy technicians to be knowledgeable about vaccines and injectable medications. Pharmacy technicians are becoming more and more involved in providing a variety of vaccination services.

The learning activities are based on Knowledge-Based Learning Activities and Practice-Based Learning Activities. The program is designed for pharmacy technicians, health professionals, and front-line workers to understand the concepts of Administration of Drugs by Injection Program and to safely administer them. The program is delivered by a certified professional. The concepts of patient safety and use of PPE are included as well. The program is accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP).

In-Person program accreditation: CCCEP-1590-2021-3227-L-T

Blended program accreditation: 1590-2022-3535-B-T

This program is designed for any healthcare professionals who will be involved in the act of intramuscular or parenteral medication administration. These professionals may include:

  • Pharmacy Technician or pharmacy technician program students
  • Nurses (RN, RPN, LPN) or nursing program students
  • Internationally Educated Health Professionals (e.g., international medical, nursing or pharmacy graduates)
  • Other health sciences graduates may be considered based on experience (please write to us at info@cchap.ca before registration)
  • Blended delivery (3 hours online and 6 hours in-person)
  • Small group of students for individualized attention and best practical learning experience
  • Experienced faculty with vast Healthcare knowledge to help students throughout the course
  • Hands- on practice
  • Highly interactive sessions
  • Ongoing career coaching and guidance from experts in the field
  • Mentorship that will help to build valuable personal and professional networks
  • Recommendation letters- for best students
  • Stackable credential
  • Certificate of Attendance given on successful completion

This program is based on live and online learning activities followed by a live workshop with hands-on exercise in both versions (in-person and online). The learning activities are based Knowledge-Based Learning Activities and Practice-Based Learning Activities. This program provides the background knowledge required to administer injections to patients and covers the following topics:

  • Essential Competencies for Injection of Other Substances
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Intradermal and Subcutaneous Injections
  • Administration of Immunizing Agents
  • Patient Monitoring after Injections
  • Storage and Handling of Immunization Agents
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Immunization
  • Documentation and Immunization Records
  • Communication
  • Immunization – A Population Based Health Strategy

This Program provides comprehensive modules. This is essential for gaining a full understanding of administration of drugs including vaccines by injections. The required readings are compiled in the respective modules.

Successful completion of this course is a prerequisite for the National Injectable Medication and Vaccine Administration Workshop.

Administration of Drugs by Injection Program are one of the program areas which is accredited under CCCEP’s Competency Mapped Certificate Program Accreditation Policy. The program addresses the 7 competencies approved by the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) in November 2012.

Free parking, easily accessible through public transport like subway (Kipling Station) and TTC buses 111, 112,123 and 76, 1, 101 from Mississauga, close to highways.

This program is accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP). The program is accredited for both in-person and blended versions. In-person CCCEP Accreditation # 1590-2021-3227-L-T (Accreditation Renewal Date: 04-Aug-2024*)
In-person CCCEP Accreditation # 1590-2022-3535-B-T (Accreditation Renewal Date: 04-Aug-2024*)

*Accreditation date applies to program approval and not to issued individual certificates

You can register either by completing the form below or by clicking on the date below (if hyperlink is available). The program is offered as hybrid and only require 6-hours as in-person on following dates

  • February 22nd – 23rd, 2024  
  • March 9th – 10th, 2024  
  • April 13th – 14th, 2024  
  • May 11th – 12th, 2024  
  • June 8th – 9th, 2024  
  • July 13th – 14th, 2024  
  • August 10th – 11th, 2024 
  • September 14th – 15th, 2024 
  • October 5th – 6th, 2024  
  • November 9th – 10th, 2024 
  • December 14th – 15th, 2024  

*Additional dates may be available. If you are interested in organizing at a corporate level, please email info@cchap.ca. 

  • Credential: Certificate
  • Duration: 09 Hours
  • Delivery: Blended program (3 hours online and 6 hours in person)
  • Schedule: Once per month (Please contact to register for upcoming next batch)
  • Fee: $599 + HST
  • Accreditation Expiry Date: 2023-08-04
  • Campus: 5481 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON M9B 1B5
    T: (416) 233-7869
    E: info@cchap.ca
    Map: https://goo.gl/maps/iPewT7FxYe82

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