Intradermal Injections
Intramuscular injections
Subcutaneous Injections
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous

100

What is the angle of insertion for an intradermal injection?

What is 10 - 15 degrees or parallel to the skin

100

What angle of insertion do you use for IM injections?

What is 90

100

What are the four locations where you can give a subcutaneous injection?

What is upper outer arm, subscapular portion of the back, abdomen, anterior thigh

100

What sort of medication would we use the Z track administration method for?

What is a medication that is irritatin to the SQ tissues or may discolor the skin

100

What are the calibrations on a hypodermic syringe?

What is cc's

200

What type of syringe do we use for intradermal injections?

What is tuberculin syringe

200

How many cc's can you inject into the deltoid site?

What is 2cc

200

What angle of insertion do you use for a subcutaneous injection?

What is 45 or 90

200

What is the best site to use for IM injections?

What is the ventrogluteal muscle

200

What is the calibration on an insulin syringe?

What are units

300

What are the 3 injection sites for intradermal injections?

What is the anterior forearm, upper chest, and upper back

300

What needle length would you use for an average sized person getting an IM injection?

What is 1 1/2 inch

300

What length needle would you use for a SQ injection?

What is 5/8"-1"

300

When doing an intradermal injection, do you put the bevel of the needle up or down?

What is up

300

What is the purpose of a safety engineered syringe?

What is to prevent needle sticks in health care workers.

400

Intradermal injections are commonly used for this type of testing.

What is allergy testing

400

What are the four IM sites?

What is dorsogluteal, vastus lateralis, deltoid, and ventrogluteal

400

What gauge of needle would you use for an SC injection?

What is 23 to 25

400

What are prefilled, single dose cartridges that fit into a special cartridge holder?

What is a prefilled cartridge injection system

400

The medical assistant should never give any medication to any patient without a ________ ______ and _________ ________.

What is a physician order and patient consent

500

What is another name for a PPD or TB test?

What is a Mantoux test

500

This site is considered the safest for IM injections

What is the vastus lateralis

500

How many cc's of fluid can you inject subcutaneously?

What is 1cc

500

How long after you administer a tuberculin test do you read the results?

What is 48 to 72 hours

500

What happens if someone tests positive during a tuberculin test?

What is they need a CXR