Intramuscular (I/M) Injections Workshop

Intramuscular (I/M) Injections Workshop

The Canadian College of Healthcare and Pharmaceutics is pleased to announce a six- hour program on administration of intramuscular injection. The program is designed for health professionals and front-line workers to understand the concepts of intramuscular injection and to safely administer them. The program is delivered by a certified professional. The concepts of patient safety are included as well.

This program is designed to cater all types of healthcare professionals:

  • Nurses (RN, LPN)
  • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
  • Other health professionals such as Medical Office Assistants/Administrators and PSWs (Eligibility determined on case-by-case basis)
  • Convenient class schedule
  • 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 given on successful completion

5 hours (10am to 3pm, 1- day)

The program includes theory as well as practice on simulated arms. The program covers following topics:

  • Medication concepts
  • Intramuscular injection
  • Administering injection
    • Deltoid
    • Dorsogluteal
    • Ventrogluteal
    • Vastus lateralis
  • Injection techniques
  • Parts of syringe and needle
  • Patient safety
  • infection control and needle disposal
  • Learn where to give an IM injection
  • Able to confidently administer an intramuscular injection
  • Demonstrate different techniques of giving an intramuscular injection
  • Demonstrate correct technique for giving IM injection
  • Identify equipment used for giving IM injection
  • Demonstrate correct disposal of used needle

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.

You can register by clicking on any of the dates below or by filling the registration form and paying the fees when prompted to do so.

  • August 11th, 2024 
  • September 15th, 2024 
  • October 6th, 2024 
  • November 10th, 2024
  • December 15th, 2024 

Additional dates may be available. If you are interested in organizing at a corporate level, please email 

  • Credential: Certificate
  • Duration: 6 hours (10am to 4pm, one day)
  • Schedule: Once per month (Please contact to register for upcoming next batch)
  • Fee: For fees, please email or call 416-233-7869. Funding and grants are available for eligible students
  • Campus: 5481 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON M9B 1B5
    T: (416) 233-7869

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