Course Description

Welcome to the Manitoba Module: Administration of Injections. Successful completion of this module is one of the requirements for pharmacists applying for authorization to administer drugs and vaccines by injection from the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba (CPhM).  This module was developed in partnership by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, and the University of Manitoba College of Pharmacy.

For assistance or more information please contact: Continuing Pharmacy EducationFor questions about the content in this module, please email CPhM info@cphm.ca.

Course Outline

Please see the CPhM webpage on Administering Drugs and Vaccines by Injection https://cphm.ca/practice-education/administer-drugs-vaccines/ for information on how to qualify and apply to CPhM for certification of injection authorization in Manitoba.

Pharmacists must achieve at least 70% on the post-study online test as part of this Module.

What You Will Learn

Upon successful completion of this module, the pharmacist will be able to: 

  1. Describe the applicable sections of the Pharmaceutical Act and Regulations and integrate the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba’s practice direction related to administering injections into his/her practice;
  2. Explain the recommended immunization schedule in Manitoba;
  3. Examine the administration of drugs that are not vaccinations;
  4. Explain proper procedures when reconstituting and preparing medications for injection; 
  5. Discuss the key sites and factors affecting needle choice for intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal routes of administering injections;
  6. Identify and manage adverse events following an injection, including anaphylaxis, and report them to the appropriate agencies; and
  7. Describe requirements for storage and handling of vaccines.


Please allow up to 3 business days from the time of registration for your registration to process.  You will be contacted via email with your login information as soon as you are able to access the online modules associated with your program.
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Section Title
Injection Competency - Manitoba Module 16
Online - Self-Paced
Feb 22, 2024 to Mar 31, 2025
Total Learning Hours
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Registration non-credit $50.00
Required Software
Computer (Mac or Windows) Reliable Internet connection
Section Notes
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