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:  €100

How to apply: For further information please e-mail or phone (01) 4 966933 – Option 2 or click on Book a Course.