10Practice The needle hub attaches to the plunger tip. Ensure the needle is secure before you attempt to remove the needle cover.Note the angle of the needle bevel.Think: How should the needle enter the skin?
22Practice Put on your clean gloves. Practice darting the needle into the injection pod.Do NOT ever let go of the syringe!“The hand that darts doesn’t let go!” Mrs. M.Practice placing the injection in the proper site and injecting fluid to the site.Use a dry sterile gauze on the site with pressure after removing the needle
24Giving insulin Rotate the sites. Mixing: ensure the insulins are compatibleNPH: Regular then Regular: NPHAir in NPH (cloudy), Air inRegular (clear), turn over bottle,Draw up Regular (clear) thenDraw up NPH (cloudy)