Deltoid injection site of an IM intramuscular shot that includes specific deltoid technique and demonstration. Learn how to give an IM intramuscular injection in the deltoid muscle for nursing students, new nurses, or other healthcare professions. Giving an injection in the deltoid muscle is very common in the health care world and is most commonly used for influenza "flu" shot vaccination.
The deltoid muscle is found in the arm, right below the acromion process. I demonstrate how to find the deltoid landmarks prior to injection and how to aspirate the syringe.