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This course is designed for:
Personnel who will be involved in the safe lifting of others.

Course Content:

  • Dangers of careless and unskilled methods
  • Legislation
  • Principles of levers and laws of motion
  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
  • Potential harm through incorrect patient handling techniques
  • Importance of physical fitness
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Patient handling aids and techniques
  • Normal patient movement

Course Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  • Recognise a load which is too heavy or awkward
  • Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
  • Conduct a patient handling risk assessment
  • Lift and handle patients safely

Training Methodology:
This course is classroom based; it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.

What to bring to the course:
While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.

Duration of the course:
This is a one day course.

Participants
Up to 10 participants per course.

Certification:
Upon successful completion of this course participant will receive a certificate of attendance and is certified for 2 years.


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