Medical – Lifting and Transferring Patients

Learning objectives

As a result of completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recall key facts about the risk of injury when incorrectly lifting and moving patients
  • Choose effective strategies for preparing to safely lift and transfer patients
  • Identify proper techniques for common lifts and transfers

Course overview

This course introduces the risks involved with lifting and transferring patients and explains how healthcare workers can reduce these risks with injury prevention measures, preparation strategies, and techniques that facilitate lifts and transfers.

  • Training Type: Online Interactive
  • 24 Minutes
  • English
Course Outline
  • Know the Risks
  • Prepare to Lift and Transfer Patients
  • Utilize Proper Techniques
  • OSH Act of 1970, General Duty Clause, Section 5 (a)(1)(2)
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