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CSTF - Manual Handling & Moving of People & Inanimate Objects Level 1&2

Cost: £6.00

Welcome to our CSTF - Manual Handling & Moving of People & Inanimate Objects Level 1&2. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to CSTF - Manual Handling & Moving of People & Inanimate Objects Level 1&2including:

1. Introduction to Patient Manual Handling:
• Importance of patient manual handling in healthcare settings
• Risks and consequences of improper manual handling
• Legal and regulatory requirements related to manual handling

2. Anatomy and Physiology:
• Basic understanding of the musculoskeletal system
• Common patient conditions affecting mobility and movement
• Impact of age and medical conditions on patient handling

3. Ergonomics and Body Mechanics:
• Correct body posture and alignment during patient handling
• Principles of safe lifting, transferring, and repositioning techniques
• Proper use of assistive devices and equipment

4. Risk Assessment and Planning:
• Identifying potential hazards and risks associated with patient handling
• Conducting risk assessments and implementing control measures
• Developing individualized care plans for patients with specific needs

5. Techniques for Safe Patient Handling:
• Proper techniques for lifting, transferring, and repositioning patients
• Assisted and unassisted methods of patient handling
• Strategies for managing challenging patient behaviors during handling

6. Communication and Teamwork:
• Effective communication with patients, colleagues, and multidisciplinary teams
• Collaboration and coordination during patient handling tasks
• Reporting incidents, near misses, and concerns related to manual handling

7. Documentation and Record Keeping:
• Importance of accurate documentation related to patient handling
• Recording incidents, risk assessments, and care plans
• Confidentiality and data protection requirements accurate and timely reporting healthcare settings



The learning outcomes are.

1. Understand the importance of patient manual handling in healthcare settings and the risks associated with improper handling.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and common patient conditions affecting mobility and movement.
3. Apply correct body mechanics and ergonomics principles during patient handling tasks.
4. Identify potential hazards and conduct risk assessments related to patient handling, and implement appropriate control measures.
5. Demonstrate safe and effective techniques for lifting, transferring, and repositioning patients.
6. Communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, and multidisciplinary teams during patient handling tasks.
7. Practice personal safety measures and strategies to prevent injuries during patient handling.
8. Understand the importance of accurate documentation and record keeping related to patient handling.
9. Demonstrate competency in performing manual handling tasks through practical demonstrations and assessments.
10. Access additional resources and support for ongoing learning and development in patient manual handling.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in CSTF - Manual Handling & Moving of People & Inanimate Objects Level 1&2.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.