Patient Moving Handling
28th October 2021
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.
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.
The Law and its Application to the Manual Handling Environment
Biomechanics and Mechanism of Injury
Ergonomics and Risk Assessment
Basic Principles of Lifting
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
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.