When your family member is on bedrest, you will be performing tasks commonly done by nurses. Nurses receive training so that they are competent to carry out their work safely. You need training to perform care skills, too. Without it, there is a much greater risk of injuring your family member or yourself.
Learn everything you need to know about common bedrest positions, moving and positioning a person in bed, making an occupied bed, the importance of proper posture and body mechanics, bedpan use, active range of motion exercises, using a mechanical lift and recognition and prevention of pressure ulcers.
The topics covered are:
Proper Posture And Body Mechanics
Recognition And Prevention Of Pressure Ulcers
Moving And Positioning Someone In Bed
Mechanical Lift Use
Making An Occupied Bed
Active Range Of Motion Exercises
Program comes with support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.
Total Course Time: 60 minutes (includes 35 minute DVD, support materials, review and testing)