Teach Patients to Self-Inject Subcutaneous or IM Meds
You'll need to be ready to teach patients how to self-inject meds at discharge.
Share advice for giving subcutaneous or IM meds. Check med labels for nuances...and include these general tips.
Site and technique. Educate to inject in easy-to-reach areas...such as the abdomen for subcutaneous meds (enoxaparin, methotrexate, etc) or the outer thigh for IM meds (cyanocobalamin, testosterone, etc).