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Manual Handling Refresher

DLF Training is CPD-accredited by the CPD Certification Service.

This course is aimed at professional groups with previous moving and handling education

"Course was well presented and very flexible - easy to meet individual needs"

Professional groups who would benefit from this course

  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Other therapy staff, e.g. art, speech and language, play, who have moving and handling responsibilities or supervision of students
  • Registered nursing staff with moving and handling responsibilities

Level of skills/knowledge

  • Previous moving and handling education at basic level
  • Experience of different moving and handling scenarios with varying outcomes
  • Experience of care planning and decision making in moving and handling

Employment area

  • PCT
  • Social services
  • Care home provision
  • Community care management
  • Private practice associated with community care assessment and management

CPD markers

  • Guided learning
  • Self-directed learning
  • Skill development
  • Increased knowledge base
  • Peer review and interaction
  • Literature review

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of reasoned clinical decision making in manual handling
  • Demonstrate a problem-solving approach to moving and handling problems in therapeutic settings
  • Outline the assessment process and identify risk factors inherent in the development of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Perform good practice in moving and handling people while achieving determined therapeutic outcomes
  • Understand the importance of psychological factors in moving and handling
  • Review their handling skills with peer interaction and support
  • Outline the resources available to therapists regarding moving and handling equipment provision and supply
  • Appreciate the importance of ergonomics in individually-centred care planning
  • Demonstrate capability in personal movement skills

NB for courses involving manual handling, the categories indicated in the Guidance for Physiotherapists in Manual Handling Ch. 4 are used-see http://www.csp.org.uk/uploads/documents/GIMH4CP.pdf

Code/Date/Duration Cost Book online
MHUT0315
11th March 2015
One day
£195 + VAT (£234) Book now
 
 

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