Earns .75 Training Hours
This course will cover the basic information about proper body mechanics for caregivers. It explores safety techniques to help caregivers prevent back injuries in their workplace. It also identifies the ways caregivers can prevent and protect back injuries in the patients they care for.
What you'll learn...
Techniques for How to Maintain Proper Posture
Principles of Proper Body Mechanics
The Risks and Implications of Back Injuries for Caregivers
The Importance of Using Moving Assistive Devices to Move a Patient
Techniques to Protect the Patient from Back Injuries"
Injury Prevention Section 1: Course Introduction, What is defined as a Back Injury?
Injury Prevention Section 2: Risk Factors for Back Injuries
Injury Prevention Section 3: Basics of Ergonomics
Injury Prevention Section 4: Proper Body Mechanics
Injury Prevention Section 5: Tips for Caregivers to Prevent Back Injuries
Injury Prevention Section 6: Course Review