Safe Patient Handling
Course Details
Safe Patient Handling
Safe Patient Handling
Course #:
Co_2962_3094
Mobile Course:
Yes
License Fee:
$12.00
$10.00 (26 - 50)
$8.00 (51 - 100)
$7.00 (Contact Evolve for pricing above 100 learners.)
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Nurses, aids, physical therapists, emergency workers, clinic staff and other healthcare workers all face the hazards associated with patient lifting and handling.  In fact, the single greatest risk factor for overexertion injuries in healthcare workers is the manual lifting, moving and repositioning of patients, residents or clients.  This course informs healthcare workers on safe and proper patient handling techniques in order to reduce and prevent injuries to workers and patients.

 

 

Goal:

To inform healthcare workers on safe and proper patient handling techniques in order to reduce and prevent injuries to workers and patients.

 

Objectives:

 

At the end of this course you will be able to:

 

  • Define ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders or MSDs.
  • Identify patient handling risk factors and ways to reduce these risk factors.
  • Explain the importance of job planning.
  • Recall techniques for safe patient handling.
  • Recall the decision making process for lifts and transfers.
  • Explain the benefits of safe patient handling programs.

 

 

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This course informs healthcare workers on safe and proper 
patient handling techniques in order to reduce and prevent 
injuries to workers and patients. (Mobile)
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