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Proper Body Mechanics and Back Safety
This program teaches home care personnel and family caregivers the principles of body mechanics and the importance of moving correctly in order to avoid injury. Topics include: understanding proper posture, understanding the principles of body mechanics, using proper posture and proper body mechanics when lifting, correct body mechanics during wheelchair transfers, loading and unloading a wheelchair from a vehicle, applying the principles of body mechanics while caregiving and the importance of patience and planning to prevent injury.
Course Objective

Upon completion of this training, the participant will:

• Understand proper posture
• Understand the principles of body mechanics
• Recognize the importance of proper posture and proper body
mechanics during caregiving activities, especially when lifting

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$12.95 QTY