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Safer Handling Saves Nurses’ Backs - NA430
Safer Handling Saves Nurses’ Backs

NA430 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 and nursing assistants (NAs) 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 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 4/8/2019

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