Safe Patient Handling and Movement in the Perioperative Setting

Product Details
Product ID: 1998
Year Produced: 2019
Length: 23 min.
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After completing this study guide and viewing the accompanying video, perioperative registered nurses (RNs) and other perioperative team members will have increased their knowledge of evidence-based guidelines for safe patient handling and movement and will be better able to implement work practices to reduce the risk for movement-related injuries.

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the high risk for work-related musculoskeletal injuries among health care professionals
  • Help establish a culture of safety in the workplace
  • Help implement a program for safe perioperative patient handling and movement
  • Implement use of the seven AORN Ergonomic Tools