Ambulation and Transfers

Ambulation and Transfers

Ambulation and transfers are essential skills for caregivers to assist individuals who require help with mobility. This course is designed for caregivers who wish to learn the basics of ambulation, transfers, and safe patient handling techniques. These skills are crucial for maintaining the safety, comfort, and dignity of the individuals they care for, as well as preventing injuries to both the caregiver and the patient. The course will cover a variety of techniques and devices used in ambulation and transfers, along with best practices for maintaining proper body mechanics and communication during the process.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 7
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 216
What you will learn
  • Identify common mobility aids and devices
  • Learn different techniques for transferring patients
  • Practice effective communication during ambulation and transfers
  • Recognize common challenges and how to address them
  • Discuss the role of the caregiver in promoting independence and mobility

Lessons

    • Introduction to Working with Older AdultsIntroduction to Working with Older Adults
    • 6 mins
    • Understanding the Normal Aging ProcessUnderstanding the Normal Aging Process
    • 6 mins
    • Common Health Concerns in Older AdultsCommon Health Concerns in Older Adults
    • 4 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Social and Cultural Factors in AgingSocial and Cultural Factors in Aging
    • 4 mins
    • Effective Communication with Older AdultsEffective Communication with Older Adults
    • 6 mins
    • Promoting Independence and AutonomyPromoting Independence and Autonomy
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Age-Related Cognitive DeclineAge-Related Cognitive Decline
    • 5 mins
    • Exam- Ambulation and Transfers Exam- Ambulation and Transfers
    • 15 mins

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