Patient Moving & Handling

Patient Moving & Handling

14th November 2018
6:30 pm

James O Keeffe Institute
Places remaining: 15
Cost: €€80.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Course Name:  Patient Moving and Handling

Start Date: 14th & 21st November

Day of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 6.30pm – 10.00pm

Duration: 2 Nights

Venue: James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork

Tuition Fee: €80

Accreditation: Certificate of Attendance


Who’s it for

The course is for people who want to learn the safe and effective techniques used in the safe moving and handling of people in a variety of settings.



  • The Law and its Application to the Manual Handling Environment
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Biomechanics and Mechanism of Injury
  • Flexibility
  • Ergonomics and Risk Assessment
  • Basic Principles of Lifting
  • Log Roll
  • Sitting Patient up in Bed
  • Turning patient in bed using sliding sheets
  • Moving patient up the bed using sliding sheets
  • Sitting Patient to edge of a bed
  • Standing patient
  • Transferring patient from bed to chair
  • The falling patient
  • Correct use of hoist / sling

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.