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Patient Handling

Patient Handling

Course Aim
To provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for safe patient handling.

Course Objectives:

  • On completion of this course learners will be able to:
  • Explain their legal rights and responsibilities
  • Explain how the musclo-skeletal system can get injured
  • Identify risk factors associated with patient handling
  • Apply the principles of safe lifting to inanimate objects
  • Apply the principles of safe lifting to animate objects
  • Handle patients safely

Course Content:

  • 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

Instructor
QQI Level 6

Certification
Participants will receive a Patient Handling certificate valid for 2 years.

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Testimonials

Absolutely amazing Course & The tutors Mary & Jane are fantastic. Worthwhile making a step forward to becoming a Healthcare Assistant with superb team & with Ina Mc Crumlish she will get you to where you want to go. 100% Support all the Way! Grateful & thankful for all they done for me!

Joanne Grendon

Learner

Great enjoyable course, tutors very helpful! Everything explained so well!

Mandy Kelly

Learner

If you're thinking of going into healthcare may I recommend going to healthcare training solutions it's a great course and the tutors are just wonderful they take you through it step by step and it's always good Craic, thank you Grace and Mary it's a pleasure learning from you both

Trevor O' Toole

Learner

Pleasant tutors and proactive also. Highly recommended

Cyn Ruva

Learner