Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Course Aim:

  • To provide Students in healthcare settings with the training and practical skills required to lift and move patients safely.

Course Content:

  • Relevant Legislation.
  • Risk Assessment.
  • Anatomy and physiology of the spine.
  • Biomechanics of manual handling.
  • Common causes of back injury.
  • Common exercises for everyday use.
  • Care of the back in everyday life.
  • Risks specific to patient handling,
  • Safe Patient Handling Techniques
  • Practical Demonstrations and Skills.
  • Use of common lifting and moving equipment

Course Duration:

  • 1 day

Course Fee:  €80

How to apply: For further information please e-mail training@medicall.ie or phone (01) 4 966 122 or click on Book a Course.