People Handling & Moving

People Handling & Moving

Date: Saturday 15 June 2019
Location: Maynooth University
Fee: €75
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Course Aim:
The Manual Patient / People Handling course is to provide learners with an understanding, knowledge, skills and attitude for safe patient handling in the home or the workplace

The Course is suitable for:
All staff and carers engaged in lifting and handling patients during their day in the home or the workplace.

Course Programme:
Legislation
Anatomy
Risk assessment
Control measures
Principles of safe lifting
Principles of safe patient handling
Principles of safe patient handling and team work
Use of hoists and lifting equipment

Methodology:
Class room based with written question paper and assessment on practical’s of safe patient handling

Assessment:
The learner will be assessed in the second half of the day with their practical skills and also question sheet on patient handling

Certification:
Participants will receive a Manual and patient handling certificate valid for 2 years

Duration of Course:
1 day