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PDC20093 - Principles of Manual Handling, Mobility and Transfers in the Community

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course provides an overview of manual handling risks, management and controls to reduce injury to workers and ensure client safety.  It also overviews common mobility aids used in the community and the physical aspects of common transfer procedures in the community setting.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

2 hours

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an overview of manual handling risks, management and controls to reduce injury to workers and ensure client safety.  It also overviews common mobility aids used in the community and the physical aspects of common transfer procedures in the community setting.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe and identify manual handling risks and apply manual handling principles for safe practice
  2. Describe physical work practices, knowledge and skills for manual handling
  3. Recognise the importance of assessment and planning for client mobilisation and transfers.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au.