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 injuried,
  • identify risk factors associated with patient handling,
  • apply the principles of safe lifting to inanimate objects,
  • handle patients safely.

Course Content:

  • What, Why?
  • Legislation
  • Anatomy
  • Risk Assessment
  • Principles of safe lifting.
  • Principles of Safe Patient Handling
  • Safe Patient Handling Techniques
  • Use of hoists

Course Certification:

On completion of the course learners will recieve a Patient Handling certificate valid for 2 years.

Course Duration:

1 day (every monday). Click here to book!

Course Cost:

70 euro per person (to book on an upcoming course click on public courses on the top menu)

500 euro for a group of up to 12 persons