The Nursing Assistant: Transfer and Ambulation Skills (w/Video)

11-26-2019 14:16

Care providers must often assist persons with impaired mobility to walk, move to wheelchairs, toilets and beds. But to protect yourself and those you are providing care to, the nursing assistant must master the skills needed for transfer and ambulation. The material is organized around the following categories:

  • Introduction
  • Pivot Transfer From Bed to Wheelchair
  • Pivot Transfer From Wheelchair Back to Bed
  • Pivot Transfer From Wheelchair to Toilet and Back
  • Two-person Lift from Bed to Wheelchair
  • Using a Mechanical Lift
  • Assisting Ambulation
  • Helping With Falls

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  1. Identify the proper steps and techniques for performing a pivot transfer from a bed to a wheelchair
  2. Identify the proper steps and techniques for performing a pivot transfer from a wheelchair back to bed
  3. Identify the proper steps and techniques for performing a pivot transfer from a wheelchair to a toilet and back to a wheelchair
  4. Identify the proper steps and techniques for performing a two-person lift from a bed to a wheelchair
  5. Identify the proper steps and techniques for performing a three-person lift from a bed to a gurney
  6. Identify the proper steps and techniques for performing a transfer using an mechanical lift
  7. Identify the proper steps and techniques for assisting with ambulation
  8. Identify the proper steps and techniques for helping in case of falling

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