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Safe Use of Therapeutic Equipment

Ontario only

Nurses and personal support workers have one of the highest incidents of work related back injuries of all occupations and the use of therapeutic equipment has been increasing in healthcare. The purpose of this course is to educate health care workers on the different therapeutic equipment that can be used in long term care, when each one should be used, and the safety tips behind it. Material covered includes mobility and benefits, body mechanics, resident transfers, types of therapeutic equipment, assessment, and documentation.

Long-Term Care

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