Patient Moving & Handling

80.00

Aim: This course teaches safe and effective techniques used in the safe moving and handling of people in a variety of settings.

Who is this course for? This course is designed for healthcare personnel who require training in the safe movement and handling of patients under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work 2005 and Manual Handling Regulations 1993 and 2007.

Certification: Upon successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a certificate valid for 2 years.

Course Topics:

  • Current legislation and its application in a manual handling environment.
  • Musculoskeletal system.
  • Biomechanics and mechanism of injury.
  • Flexibility.
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment.
  • Basic principles of lifting.
  • Log roll.
  • Sitting a patient up in bed.
  • Turning a patient in bed using sliding sheets.
  • Moving a patient up the bed using sliding sheets.
  • Sitting a patient to edge of a bed.
  • Standing patient.
  • Transferring patient from bed to chair.
  • The falling patient.
  • Correct use of hoist / slings.

Method of Delivery: Small group, face to face delivery. This course involves practical training on the use of patient moving equipment.

Duration: 4 hours.

Assessment: Participants will be evaluated on their patient moving and handling techniques, competency must be demonstrated in all movements. Multiple choice questionnaire.

Note: If you are completing the online manual handling training during COVID-19, You are not trained or allowed to do patient lifting etc when deployed on shift as not certified  – this element of the training will be covered and certified after the practical is completed at a later date.

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21 Apr 10:00 Portlaoise FULL
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28 Apr 10:00 Limerick 5 spaces 80.00
29 Apr 10:00 Dublin 6 spaces 80.00
30 Apr 10:00 Kerry 3 spaces 80.00
5 May 10:00 Dublin 11 spaces 80.00
7 May 10:00 Limerick 11 spaces 80.00
10 May 10:00 Portlaoise 1 spaces 80.00
12 May 10:00 Cork 12 spaces 80.00
14 May 10:00 Dublin 10 spaces 80.00
17 May 10:00 Limerick 10 spaces 80.00
19 May 10:00 Portlaoise 9 spaces 80.00
21 May 10:00 Limerick 11 spaces 80.00
25 May 10:00 Waterford 12 spaces 80.00
25 May 10:00 Cork 12 spaces 80.00
26 May 10:00 Dublin 11 spaces 80.00
28 May 10:00 Kerry 12 spaces 80.00
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