EMT-P 2003 students pactice IV, IM, SQ
and Blood Draws on each other
given the opportunity to practice their IV therapy, IM injection,
subcutaneous injection and blood draw skills not only on mannequin
and simulation arms, but on each other (and an occasional
This affords the student the experience of not
only performing these skills on a live patient, but also to
experience what it feels like to be a patient having these
procedures performed on them.
The student can then more
easily sympathize and understand first hand what a patient is
going through as the paramedic performs these procedures.
select the most appropriate site for the injection
By the end of the day, students have been poked, pricked
and stuck numerous times.
Academy instructor Jim Cooper allows
students to practice
intra-muscular injections on his arm
Using sterile saline solution, students must draw the
amount into a syringe and properly inject it into another student
using aseptic procedures.
successfully draw 10cc venous blood.
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