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MIP Program - Full Day SRH and MMH Workshop

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MIP Program - Full Day SRH and MMH Workshop


Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention

Course Length: 7.5 hours

Prerequisite(s): None

Course Description

This course provides a hands-on opportunity to learn and apply the workshop content which includes: your job your body, the principles of safe lifting, safe manual materials handling, and safe resident handling.

  

Purpose

 

The purpose of the course is to assist CCSA and Alberta Continuing Care facilities in achieving the following:

 


Reduce the frequency and severity of musculoskeletal injuries

Reduce costs

Update industry programs

Provide a framework for program development for facilities currently struggling in this area

Identify specific MIP issue needs and pains

Review and deal with patient care issues during repositioning and transferring


 

Topics Covered

 


Introduction to Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention

Safe Manual Material Techniques

Safe Resident Handling Techniques


 

Exercises

 

By providing a combination of class-room instruction and student participation we are able to provide a complete understanding of effective Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention. The most important component is the opportunity to practice the safe lifting/handling techniques and receive immediate feedback in a safe learning environment.You will be challenged to think analytically and abstractly regarding various aspects of the work environment that may lead to potential hazard, harm or loss.

 



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