Patient Manual Handling Training
Patient manual handling training and people moving is a requirement for all staff members working or wishing to work in the healthcare profession. This include healthcare assistants, nurses, porters, therapists and any individuals with the responsibility of manually aiding a persons movement. Classroom training courses are carried out on a weekly basis at our modern training centre located in Dublin.
The patient manual handling training course consists of two parts. The first is basic manual handling of inanimate objects and the second part of the course is the people moving training course.
All instructors providing this training have successfully completed QQI manual handling and people moving instructor courses. We cover everything required for you to can gain your patient manual handling certificate and meet the requirements of national health and safety guidelines.
This course will cover the following topics.
- Current legislation.
- Muscular-skeletal system.
- Biomechanics and mechanism of injury.
- Ergonomics and risk assessment.
- Basic principles of lifting.
- Patient moving & handling.
- Use of hoists