virtual Training tool

Syringe: 3 mL


This virtual syringe helps you read the amount of medication in a 3 mL syringe.


  1. Drag the slider to increase and decrease the amount of medication in the syringe.
  2. Observe the changes in milliliters (mL) and evaluate the values of the lines.

To test your skills, follow these steps:

  1. Select the green HIDE/REVEAL button to hide the amount of medication.
  2. Set the slider to any position on the syringe.
  3. State the amount of medication aloud.
  4. Select the green HIDE/REVEAL button to show the answer and confirm your accuracy.
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Keep going!

Congratulations on completing one of several activities in our Reading Syringes course. Did you do well with the activity? If not, don't worry! You'll master the necessary skills quickly when you complete the lessons in the full course.

The step-by-step lessons and activities will help you:

  • Follow a simple process
    for determining the line values on various types of syringes.
  • Develop speed with reading syringes so you can measure the amount of medication quickly.
  • Read U-100, 1 mL, 3 mL, 5 mL syringes.* 
  • Draw the correct amount of medication into syringes.
*You'll also have access to our complete collection of syringe virtual training tools to further your skill development: U-100, U-30, U-50, 1 mL,
3 mL, 5 mL, 10 mL, 20 mL, 50 mL, 60 mL.
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