Safe-Patient-Handling: Lifting - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

09-28-2018 02:29

Safe-Patient-Handling: Lifting
A priority in healthcare facilities is the abundance of back injuries among nursing staff due to manual lifting practices. Injured nurses are increasing worker’s compensation costs and causing high levels of staff turnover. This introductory course teaches nurses, nursing assistants and support staff the importance of utilizing safe patient handling practices for preventing injury. It instructs on the history of the problem, equipment selection, and best lifting practices. This course is intended for beginners.

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