Patient Handling

Content
50 sessions

Rating

Instructor
Liane McGuire

Released
24 Apr 2019

Price
€80.00

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Description

Course Content

Unit 1: Manual Handling Legislation

  • Reasons to Manage Manual Handling
  • Definition of Manual Handling
  • General Duties of the Employer
  • Duties of the Employee
  • Duties of the Employer in relation to Manual Handling

Unit 2: The Musculoskeletal System

  • Structure and functions of  the spine
  • The Vertebrae
  • Spinal discs
  • The spinal cord
  • Ligaments and tendons
  • Muscles in movement
  • Joints of the spine
  • The process of movement

Unit 3: Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Neck and upper limb disorders
  • Lower limb disorders
  • Disorders of the back
  • Risk factors for manual handling

Unit 4: Fitness & Flexibility

  • Fitness and flexibility
  • Benefits of stretching
  • Good posture
  • Healthy Lifestyle

Unit 5: Ergonomics and Risk Assessment

  • What is Ergonomics?
  • Benefits of good workplace ergonomics
  • Manual handling risk assessment

Unit 6: Safe Handling Techniques

  • The 8 principles of manual handling
  • Lifting from the floor (theory)
  • Lifting to waist height (theory)
  • Lifting to a height (theory)
  • Pushing and pulling (theory)
  • Team lift (theory)

Unit 7: Practical Manual & Patient Handling

This Unit is carried out in the classroom and demonstrates how the principles of manual handling can be put into practice to include:

  • Carrying
  • Pushing and pulling
  • Lifting from low levels
  • Lowering from a height
  • Team lifting principles
  • Patient Handling moves:
  • Sitting up, turning, standing, walking and sitting
  • Dealing with a falling and fallen patient
  • Use of hoist
  • Use of enablers such as banana boards & turntables

Objectives

  • Identify the relevant manual handling legislation in Ireland
  • Explain the anatomy of the spinal column
  • Recognise how incorrect manual handling technique can lead to injury
  • Outline the benefits of fitness and flexibility in the workplace
  • Describe the role of ergonomics and risk assessment in manual handling
  • State the 8 principles of safe manual handling
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of safer moving and handling

Certificate

By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Patient Handling

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