Body Mechanics

Body Mechanics

Body Mechanics is a fundamental course designed to teach caregivers the importance of proper body mechanics in their daily work tasks. This course will help participants understand how to safely and effectively perform tasks such as lifting, transferring, and repositioning patients to minimize the risk of injury to both the caregiver and the patient. By learning and implementing correct body mechanics techniques, caregivers can reduce the likelihood of work-related injuries and improve the overall quality of care provided.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 8
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 84
What you will learn
  • Explain the importance of proper body mechanics for healthcare workers
  • Identify common causes of work-related injuries in healthcare settings
  • Demonstrate proper lifting, transferring, and repositioning techniques
  • Discuss the use of assistive devices for patient care tasks
  • Apply ergonomic principles to healthcare tasks
  • Develop strategies to maintain proper body mechanics during daily activities

Lessons

    • Introduction to Body MechanicsIntroduction to Body Mechanics
    • 6 mins
    • Importance of Proper Body Mechanics for Healthcare WorkersImportance of Proper Body Mechanics for Healthcare Workers
    • 5 mins
    • Common Causes of Work-related Injuries in HealthcareCommon Causes of Work-related Injuries in Healthcare
    • 4 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Correct Lifting TechniquesCorrect Lifting Techniques
    • 6 mins
    • Proper Transferring TechniquesProper Transferring Techniques
    • 6 mins
    • Safe Repositioning TechniquesSafe Repositioning Techniques
    • 3 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Assistive Devices for Patient Care TasksAssistive Devices for Patient Care Tasks
    • 3 mins
    • Ergonomics in Healthcare SettingsErgonomics in Healthcare Settings
    • 3 mins
    • Exam- Body Mechanics Exam- Body Mechanics
    • 15 mins

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