Manual Handling Course

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Manual Handling Course
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The ‘Handling and Safe Movement of People’ half day update, delivered by a qualified ID Medical training instructor, is a course that will give delegates an understanding of how to move safely, make delegates aware of correct handling and safe movement techniques and enable course members to understand the importance of implementing care plans concerning the person’s mobility.

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Next Date: Wednesday 18th September

Nurses must have passed their interview as a minimum.

The toll of injuries to nurses, carers and all others who care for people bears testimony to the inescapable fact that manually lifting people or supporting the weight of people is dangerous

You will receive 3 CPD points by attending this Manual Handling course. Morning and afternoon sessions are run at each location. Morning sessions are 9.00am - 12.30pm and afternoon sessions are 1.00pm - 4.30pm. Please only attend the session time that you are booked on. Finishing times will vary depending on the size of the group and any late attendees

The ‘Handling and Safe Movement of People’ half day update is a course that will:

  • Give delegates an understanding of how to move safely
  • Make delegates aware of correct handling and safe movement techniques
  • Enable course members to understand the importance of implementing care plans concerning the person’s mobility

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate how to move safely
  • Use equipment and safe handling techniques to move patients and an awareness of the hoist and slings and bed work
  • State the relevance of using risk assessments and handling care plans and the importance of using assessment tools to determine patients’ mobility
  • Introduction to legislation that affects them, their job, their employer and employees:
    • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992 (revised 1998, amended 2002)
    • The Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWA 1999 (revised 2000, revised 2013)
    • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998 (revised 2002)
    • The Human Rights Act 1998
    • The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 (revised 2002)
    • Equality Act 2010
  • Advice on the principles of biomechanics and how they can be applied to the efficient movement of people
  • Information on ergonomics as a means of reducing manual handling injuries
  • Provide good knowledge of commonly used ‘unsafe’ lifting practices and an understanding as to why some of these manoeuvres have been ‘condemned
  • Understanding of the use of patient hoists and range of small manual handling aids

Course materials
Prior to the course, delegates will be forwarded a Test of Comprehension (quiz) which you will need to complete for the trainers to mark and review as part of the course.

Delegates will also receive an Individual Training Record and binder with all course handouts included.

Course Agenda

Activity
Registration
Review of legislation
Review of Musculo-skeletal health and good posture
Patient risk assessment and care plan
Practical session
Bed work - using an electric four section height adjustable profiling bed, types of slide sheets and their uses, review of techniques including unsafe practice.
Hoist work – Using a hoist: pre-use checks, choosing and using a sling, positioning a sling, review of techniques including unsafe practice.
Practical session continued - Hoisting and bed work
Practical session - sit to stand
Summary and close
Additional Information

Additional Information

Location ID Medical, ID House, Unit 1 Mill Square, Milton Keynes, MK12 5ZD
CPD Points 3 points
BLS/PLS N/A
Cancellation policy

Switching your place to a future course is not possible. Please note the following cancellation fees apply:

More than 4 weeks' notice Full refund of any fees paid^
Between 2 & 4 weeks' notice 50% refund^
Less than 2 weeks' notice No refund available

^Minus a £10 admin fee.

ID Medical reserves the right to cancel the course and make a refund in full or transfer the booking if an insufficient number of bookings have been received. PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF THIS WHEN MAKING TRAVEL PLANS.

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Review by Matilda Chisiwanda / (Posted on 17/10/2018)
Useful Tips
Practical learnt very useful tips
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Review by Nurse / (Posted on 17/10/2018)
Safe Manual Handling
More informed on safe manual handling
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Review by Ruramayi Runzirwayi / (Posted on 17/10/2018)
Informative
Chris (the Trainer) is very friendly and informative
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Review by Claire Storer / (Posted on 17/10/2018)
Good Practice
Learnt to keep up with good practice when moving and handling patients
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Review by Carolyne / (Posted on 17/10/2018)
very well presented course
thank you
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Review by - / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
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very informative and enjoyable
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skills and protection
excellent protect myself and patient.
i have gained more information about what to do and what not to do
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very interesting
brilliantly explained
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Very informative
good and effective examples.
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GOOD TRAINER
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Review by - / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
FANTASTIC TRAINER
ALTHOUGH THE QUALITY OF THE TRAINING WAS FAULTLESS, I FEEL IT WAS MORE RELEVANT FOR NURSES + DOES NOT REFLECT THE REALITY OF PRE- HOSPITAL SITUATIONS
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Review by * / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
will be great for my career
well explained
fully informed
good and very interesting
course is excellent and well explained.
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Trainer is informative and knowledgeable.
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Always learn something new
very interactive lesson.

it has been a good session very informative and enjoyable
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Review by - / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
All questions where answered
excellent training morning. i will definitely refer colleagues.
amendments of safe practice
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friendly environment , i enjoyed
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Increased Knowledge
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educating and worthwhile
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it is very helpful to be up to date, the instructor was very thorough.
it is helpful to know that this training is available thank you
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
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Covered what needed to be covered
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
Practical and safe
Very good, and now i am aware of ID Medical revalidation support too.
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
Professional
professionally delivered and exactly what i needed as a clinical nurse
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
Wonderful
The training was wonderful and applicable, training method was fantastic!
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Interesting
well explained and it was very interesting
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
Very Imformative
Thank you.

Highly recommended.
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
Very good
Very explained and very good.

Very good and understanding. I enjoyed every part of the training and love to book more if need be.
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
Useful
Very Useful.
Excellent explanation added knowledge to protect myself.
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Recap
Recap on the things often forgotten, training was done very well.
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
Lovely teacher
Very useful for work
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Perfect
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
VERY FANTASTIC
THE TRAINER IS FANTASTIC.
INTERESTING / IMPORTANT
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 08/08/2016)
good
gives idea of what is expected
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