Patient Handling

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The Patient Handling and moving course is structured specifically at people working in the area of patient care and fulfils current Health & Safety Legislation requirements. This course will therefore satisfy an individual or organisation’s training obligations under the 2007 Manual Handling Regulations and the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005. to provide participants with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively deliver such techniques within the workplace.

 

Dates: Tuesday 8th & 15th February 2022

 

 

 

Description

Patient Handling                                       

Aim: The Patient Handling and moving course aims to provide participants with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively deliver such techniques within the workplace.

Delivery: Our Patient Handling course is delivered by HSE Approved training tutors. The course is classroom based using power-point presentation with a practical demonstration & practice by learners.

What award do I receive? After successful completion of the Patient Handling & moving programme you will be issued with a certificate of attendance, which is valid for 2 years from the date of issue.

Course Duration The Patient Handling course is split over 2 sessions from 6.30 – 10pm each evening

Entry Requirements: Face mask

How much does it cost? The course fee is €90. We accept cash or card payments

Course Venue: The course is held in Castleblayney Community Enterprise Centre, Dublin Road, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan A75 WF72

 

Course Details

Topics covered include:

  • Health & Safety legislation
  • Rolling the patient in bed – sitting up
  • Moving the Patient around the bed using slide sheets
  • Sitting the patient on the side of the bed – sitting to standing
  • Moving the patient from the bed to a chair – Walking the patient
  • Movement of patient from bed to a trolley
  • Use of hoist/ slings

 

 

Accreditation

After successful completion of the Patient Handling & moving programme, all learners will be issued with a Patient Handling and Moving Certificate of Attendance, which is valid for 2 years from the date of the training course.

 

Dates

Tuesday 8th & 15th February 2022