Vitamin C Injections

Classroom Course

£649 (Including VAT)

Booking fee required – for more information please call 01787 224636/07572 237661

This course is taught by our Medic.


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Course Overview

On this course you will learn how to administer B12, C & D injections via the Enhance My Health methods. This course is delivered part online and part practical in the academy.

Home study

8 hours online guided learning hours required to be completed before the training day. This acts as pre-study for an intensive one day’s practical study of the routine in class.


1 Day Practical in the Classroom, 9.30am – 2pm. You will be working on live models for the practical and assessment and you will complete case studies under supervision at the Academy on the day.

Dress Code

Please dress in salon wear to meet with health and safety legislation or wear all black if you don’t have a tunic.


Once you sign up, we will create you a Enhance Me Academy Personalised E- Learning account where you can access the online contents, where introduced via both written and spoken word to the theoretical knowledge that is required to underpin all of the practical training that follows. The E Learning is interactive and includes videos and multiple-choice assessments as you work your way through the modules.


In the morning we will be recapping the key points around theory plus discussing more in-depth about contraindication & injection techniques. You will watch a live demonstration and take notes and finally you will get to perfect the B12 technique on live models asking any questions along the way.

Online Content

  • Role and responsibilities
  • Accountability guidelines and requirements
  • Pernicious anaemia and other macrocytic anaemia’s: an overview
  • B12 and autoimmune disorders
  • Risk factors
  • Causes of B12 deficiency
  • B12 injections and common side effects
  • Inclusion and exclusion criteria
  • Circumstances in which to obtain advice and or action
  • Could it be B12 Deficiency
  • Side effects and management including ADR’s
  • Anaphylaxis
  • At risk groups
  • Contraindications and Precautions
  • Correct Administration and techniques including practical session
  • Injection sites
  • Advice post injection
  • Communication with patients and families
  • Legal Issues including consent
  • Prescribing Issues – Patient Specific Directions
  • What to record
  • Storage
  • Disposal of injections/waste
  • Infection control
  • Patient safety
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Competence and supervised practice
  • PCT/Practice Documentation policy
  • Facts and Figures

What is Vitamin B12, C & D?

Vitamin B-12 is an essential water-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in many functions in the body, including:

  • DNA synthesis
  • energy production
  • nerve cell health
  • red blood cell formation
  • neurological function

B-12 is present in many food sources (mainly animal-based), where it is bound to the protein molecules in that food.

Vitamin B-12 is separated from the protein during digestion and is absorbed into the bloodstream.

Adequate stomach acid is required to release the vitamin from the protein, and a substance called intrinsic factor is necessary to ensure its absorption.

People who are unable to absorb vitamin B-12 properly may have pernicious anaemia, which is a type of anaemia characterized by a lack of intrinsic factors.

The average daily intake of vitamin B-12, as recommended by the Office of Dietary Supplements, is 2.4 micrograms (mcg) for men and women over 14. Pregnant and breastfeeding women require slightly more, at 2.6 mcg and 2.8 mcg, respectively.

Vitamin C cannot be made by the human body, therefore, is an essential component of the diet. Persistent lack of vitamin C in the diet can lead to a condition called scurvy.

Vitamin C is needed to make a substance called collagen which is required for the health and repair of various tissues in the body, including:

  • Skin
  • Bone
  • Cartilage
  • Ligaments and tendons
  • Blood vessel walls
  • Teeth

Vitamin C can be found in many fruits and vegetables naturally and has been fortified into other foods such as cereals.

Vitamin D is like all vitamins, essential for our health and well-being. It helps to regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. These nutrients are vital in keeping parts of the body healthy, such as:

  • Bones
  • Teeth
  • Muscles

Vitamin D is present within the sunlight and minimal foods such as oily fish and egg yolks. Can be fortified into other food products such as some cereals.

At worst, a vitamin D deficiency can cause rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. Most cases have little to no symptoms at all.

A study in the UK has shown that 1 in 5 children and adults have low vitamin D, this number increases during Autumn and spring due to less sunlight in the weather.

Vitamin D deficiency can be diagnosed with a blood test looking into the vitamin D levels and can be treated either by oral medication or an injection which typically lasts up to 6 months.

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