Safe patient handling and mobility

This module on Safe patient handling and mobility describes how a healthcare worker can safely ambulate or transfer the patients.

Introduction of the course

This module on Safe patient handling and mobility describes how a healthcare worker can safely ambulate or transfer the patients.

The objective of this course is to:

  • Understand the concepts related to safe handling of patient
  • Demonstrate the procedure of safe transferring of a patient
  • Demonstrate the procedure of ambulation of patient with various aids
Facility: Park Hospital, Gurgaon

Curriculum For This Course

Safe handling of patient is important so as to prevent any accidental falls or injury to the patients as well as to protect the healthcare worker from undue strain to the body.

In this part of the module we would demonstrate the steps of transferring a patient from bed to wheelchair and important points to be kept in mind while transferring.

In this part of the video we would demonstrate the steps of transferring a patient from bed to stretcher.

This video demonstrates how a nurse can assist the patient to walk with the help of a walker. It is used for those patients who are not able to walk after surgery or illness, enabling the patient to move with the help of assistive devices.

This video demonstrates how a nurse can assist the patient to walk with the help of a walker.

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