Patient Moving & Handling

Patient Moving & Handling

16th November 2019
9:30 am

IRD Duhallow, James O'Keeffe Institute, Co. Cork
Co. Cork
Places remaining: 12
Cost: €€10.00 (Plus booking fee)

Course Name:  Patient Moving and Handling

Start Date: 16th November

Day of the Week: Saturday

Time: 9.30am – 5.30pm

Duration: 1 Day

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

Tuition Fee: €80

Accreditation: Certificate of Attendance

Who’s it for

Please note this is for family & voluntary groups only.

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.

Course Outline

  • 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.