Patient Moving & Handling

Patient Moving & Handling

22nd June 2019
9:30 am

James O Keeffe Institute
Places remaining: 0
Cost: €€10.00 (Plus booking fee)

Course Name:Patient Moving and Handling

Start Date: 22nd June

Day of the Week:Saturday

Time: 9.30am – 5.00pm

Duration: 1 Day

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

Tuition Fee: €10

Accreditation: Certificate of Attendance

Who’s it for

The course is for Family & Voluntary carers 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
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.