Administering Insulin Injection Technique best practice | Diabetes Qualified

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Injection Technique Best Practice


About the Injection Technique Best Practice Webinar

Diabetes Qualified and Becton Dickinson (BD) have developed this webinar for health professionals on best practice injection technique for administering insulin. It covers 3 topics:

  1. Injection technique best practice
  2. Lipohypertrophy
  3. Safety engineered devices (SEDs)

Please note you must be a registered nurse or clinician to be able to administer insulin. This webinar provides an overview of best practice techniques for performing an injection and is not accredited training on using insulin.

The webinar is pre-recorded and delivered by Credentialed Diabetes Educators from Diabetes NSW & ACT. You can view the webinar and access recommend reading and resources online for up to 12 months after enrolment.

We also have a range of online learning programs for health professionals and health workers

CPD accredited learning for health professionals

Training for health workers in aged care, disability support and pharmacy assistants

Learning Outcomes from this Webinar

On completion of this webinar the learner will understand:

  • The importance of using a short pen needle & correct injection technique
  • Where and how to inject diabetes medication
  • The risks associated with re-using needles
  • How to correctly rotate injection sites to avoid complications
  • The prevalence and contributing factors to developing lipohypertrophy
  • The complications associated with lipohypertrophy
  • A step-by-step approach to implementing clinical best practice for detecting, treating and preventing lipohypertrophy
  • Reducing the risk of occupational needle stick injuries & blood borne disease transmission in diabetes management
  • The benefits of dual ended safety pen needles
  • How to choose an appropriate SED for injecting diabetes medications

You will also have access to further reading and resources in the learning management system.

Webinar Topics


  1. Injection technique Best Practice

  2. Lipohypertrophy

  3. The importance of Safety Engineered Devices (SEDs) in care settings

Delivery Mode

These webinars are pre recorded by Credentialed Diabetes Educators. You can access anytime online by enrolling in the webinar. We recommend using a desktop computer or laptop with the Chrome website browser.


On completion of the webinar. You will instantly receive a certificate in the learning management system to download for CPD records.

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Injection Technique Best Practice


Injection Technique Best Practice

It is a COMPLUSORY PRE-REQUISITE that you have completed the initial face to face program before completing this Refresher program, otherwise you are not eligible to become a BEAT IT Trainer. BEAT IT Trainer Refresher includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators. The content covers chronic disease in Australia, the physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute & chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.

In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added bonuses of advertising and ongoing support. A mark of greater than 80% in required in order to successfully complete the program requirements.

Prior to registering into the online course, it is your responsibly to ensure you have a current CPR certificate and have completed the BEAT IT Trainer face to face program.