Therapy and Safe Patient Handling and Mobility: Optimum Outcomes and Safety for Everyone

Course: #9105Level: Intermediate2 Hours 1748 Reviews
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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

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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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe 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.
  • checkmarkThe 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.
  • checkmarkThe 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.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least three common interventions employed by therapy professionals in safe patient handling.
  • checkmarkThe 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.

Agenda

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

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Presenter Disclosure: The presenter received an honorarium to present this course

Sponsor Disclosure: This course was presented originally on our affiliate site, PhysicalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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This course was originally produced by our affiliate company, PhysicalTherapy.com


American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, unknown Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.