Safe Patient Handling

Safe Patient Handling

Safe Patient Handling is a crucial aspect of caregiving, designed to ensure the safety and well-being of both patients and caregivers during the process of transferring, repositioning, and lifting. This course is targeted at caregivers who are responsible for assisting patients in various care settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, and private residences. The course will provide a comprehensive understanding of proper techniques, equipment usage, and guidelines to minimize the risk of injury to both the patient and the caregiver. By mastering these skills, caregivers can provide a higher quality of care while maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for their patients.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 4
  • Number of tests: 2
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 83
What you will learn
  • Ergonomics and body mechanics in patient handling
  • Identifying risks and hazards in patient handling
  • Proper techniques for lifting, transferring, and repositioning patients
  • Utilizing patient handling equipment and devices

Lessons

    • Introduction to Safe Patient HandlingIntroduction to Safe Patient Handling
    • 6 mins
    • Ergonomics and Body Mechanics in Patient HandlingErgonomics and Body Mechanics in Patient Handling
    • 7 mins
    • Techniques for Lifting, Transferring, and Repositioning PatientsTechniques for Lifting, Transferring, and Repositioning Patients
    • 9 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Safe Use of Patient Handling Equipment and DevicesSafe Use of Patient Handling Equipment and Devices
    • 10 mins
    • Exam- Safe Patient Handling Exam- Safe Patient Handling
    • 15 mins

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