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Safer Patient Handling Saves Nurses’ Backs - CE430
Safer Patient Handling Saves Nurses’ Backs

CE430 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Margi J. Schultz, PhD, RN, CNE, PLNC and Kathleen J. Haydon, RN, MS, BC, CRRN and Jennifer H. Matthews, APRN-BC, PhD
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The goal of this program is to provide nurses with information about safe patient handling programs and the rationale for such programs. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the need for the safe patient handling initiatives
  • Describe evidence-based standards for safe patient handling and movement
  • Identify how architectural design can affect the ergonomics of patient care space

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/12/2019

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