Ergonomics and Body Mechanics Part 2

Hours: 1-1.5
Course Number: 0142

This 1 hour continuing education course provides a general overview of both ergonomics and body mechanics, especially in senior care. Definitions of ergonomics and body mechanics are provided. The course describes positioning, turning, moving and transferring as well as how to use a mechanical lift. It also reviews assisting residents with ambulation and provides examples of various ambulation equipment.

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Course Details

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to review ergonomics and body mechanics in senior care.

Learning Objectives

  1. 1. Define ergonomics and body mechanic
  2. 2. Describe positioning, turning, moving and transferrin
  3. 3. Discuss how to use a mechanical lift
  4. 4. Review assisting residents or patients with ambulation
  5. 5. List ambulation equipment

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

Certifications

Dialysis Technicians


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nurses


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nursing Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service(NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards(NAB) and approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education credit. Program Approval# 20190828-1.25-A47682-DL