Patient Handling Training

Essential skills on the safe movement of patients across many industries.

This course is designed for healthcare workers who need to be trained to safely move and handle patients under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work 2005 and Manual Handling Regulations 1993 and 2007.

This course must be completed every 2 years.

Patient Handling Training, Responsive Training
Course Duration - 4 hours

Course Content

  • Manual Handling introduction and definition
  • Structure and mechanics of the spine
  • Causes and Prevention of Back Pain
  • Risk assessment
  • Ergonomics- Static and Dynamic
  • Lifting Skills, theory and practical
  • Patient moving moves
  • Use of Mechanical Aids
  • The Law
  • Assessment and Quiz
  • Summary