Safe Use of Insulin Pens

Associated Courses


What is the Safe Use of Insulin Pens e-Learning module?

The insulin pen e-Learning module is meant to provide a
general introduction to the Safe Use of Insulin Pens for healthcare
providers. It is not meant to replace hands-on training. It was created
by ISMP Canada with support from the Ontario Ministry of Health and
Long-Term Care for hospitals in Ontario.

Who is it meant for?

This module is meant to inform nurses, pharmacists and
other healthcare professionals involved with delivering insulin.

How does it benefit the health-care providers?

It helps them to:

  • Understand the risks associated with insulin pen use in hospital settings.
  • Understand how to use insulin pens safely in hospital settings.
  • Learn best practice techniques associated with insulin pens.
  • Become familiar with some advantages and disadvantages of insulin pens.