This session will discuss the innovative ways that therapists can use safe patient handling equipment (lifts, standing frames, etc) to optimize outcomes in acute care, inpatient rehab and outpatient care. In order to achieve these outcomes, participants will learn about various important concepts to safe patient handling and mobility.
Editor's note: This course was originally presented for a Physical Therapy audience but the content is also relevant for an Occupational Therapy professional.
Course created on September 6, 2017
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), 588243; IACET/0.2; NBCOT/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.2 Intermediate
- The participant will be able to list at least three of the concepts of RC 29-12 APTA Position regarding the Role of (Physical) Therapy in Safe Patient Handling.
- The participant will be able to describe at least two of the roles and at least two of the responsibilities of various health professionals as it relates to safe patient handling concepts.
- The participant will be able to describe the role and at least two of the responsibilities of the therapist as it relates to safe patient handling.
- The participant will be able to list at least three common interventions employed by therapy professionals in safe patient handling.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three of the concepts of safe patient handling within the context of clinical education and academic entry-level training of therapists.
|0-5 Minutes||Background & review of learner outcomes|
|5-15 Minutes||Defining safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) SPHM and legislation|
|15-25 Minutes||Therapy in SPHM|
|25-40 Minutes||Principles of safe patient handling and mobility|
|40-50 Minutes||Persons of size and bariatric care|
|50-65 Minutes||Training and algorithms in SPHM|
|65-75 Minutes||Bariatric equipment and bed mobility systems|
|75-90 Minutes||Mechanical lifts and treatment techniques|
|90-115 Minutes||Standing frames and gait training with equipment|
|115-120 Minutes||Q and A, summary|
Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Dr. Wilson is an assistant professor at Oakland University and an education coordinator at Beaumont Health, – Troy Hospital where his clinical focus is Geriatrics and Acute Care Palliative Care. He is active in clinical research in the areas of Hospice/Palliative Care and Safe Patient Handling and Injury Prevention. Dr. Wilson received his DScPT from Oakland University. He received his transitional DPT from University of St. Augustine with a Primary Care Certification and his Masters in PT from Oakland University. In the past, Chris has served the professional community as an Item Writer for the PT National Licensure Examination. In 2008, Chris obtained his ABPTS Geriatric Clinical Specialist Certification (GCS). Chris has been awarded Signe Brunnström Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in 2015 and the APTA Emerging Leader Award for 2009.
He has been a Delegate for the APTA House of Delegates for 10 years. Chris is currently serving as the Oncology Section’s Hospice SIG Chair and as the coordinator of the Hospice/Palliative Care subgroup for the WCPT’s International HIV, Oncology, Palliative care (IPT-HOPE). Dr Wilson has recently served on the Michigan Physical Therapy Association’s Board of Directors as Conference Director and recently served as Chief Delegate for Michigan. Chris has previously completed 2 terms as MPTA Eastern District Chair. He is also the current Treasurer of the MPT-PAC. Chris has been involved with the APTA at the national level as co-chair of the Midwest Regional Caucus in 2011.
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