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Safer Handling Saves Nurses’ Backs - NA430
Safer Handling Saves Nurses’ Backs
NA430 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Kathleen J. Haydon, RN, MS, BC, CRRN and Jennifer H. Matthews, APRN-BC, PhD and Margi J. Schultz, RN, MSN, PhD, CNE, PLNC
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to provide nurses and nursing assistants (NAs) with information about safe patient handling programs and the rationale for such programs. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the reasons for the safe patient handling movement
  • Describe evidenced-based standards for safe patient handling and movement
  • Explain how architectural design can affect the ergonomics of patient care space

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/4/2016

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