Our 1-day People Moving and Handling course teaches the skills to handle and move patients safely and securely for healthcare providers. Nursing staff, healthcare workers, and carers are involved in moving and handling patients daily.
They can be easily injured if incorrect equipment or methods are used to aid the moving and handling of patients. This one-day programme is designed to train participants on how to handle and move patients with the use of certain equipment.
As well, the best methods and techniques for using this equipment is shown, is such a way it is safe for themselves and their patients.
Anyone who is handling or moving patients during their working day.
On completion of this programme, participants will be able to:
Implication of the Legislation and Safety Statement
Anatomy and Basics of the Musculoskeletal System
Good Back care and Fitness
Basic Principles of Safer Handling
The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by demonstration, practical tasks and assessment of individual skills.
Continuous assessment throughout the course. At the end of the session, a multiple-choice exam will take place.
you will be issued with a PSTC certificate valid for 3 years
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