Patient Moving Handling

Patient Moving Handling

28th October 2021
9:00 am

Location:
IRD Duhallow
Newmarket
Places remaining: 6
Cost: €10.00 (Plus booking fee)

Patient Moving & Handling for Family and Voluntary Carers

This course is designed to teach participants how to safely move and handle patients.
Requirements
There are currently no prerequisites for this course. Students should be physically
well enough to carry out a range of patient moving and handling techniques.

Overview
 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 / slings

Upon successful completion of this course students will be issued with a certificate.
This cert will be valid for 2 years.

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