The Principles of Manual Handling - Practical Tips to Keep You Safe!
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Cost
Depends on Membership level

The Principles of Manual Handling - Practical Tips to Keep You Safe!

Presenter Cheryl Dezotti - Nursing CPD Institute

Cheryl Dezotti is a Nurse Education Consultant, and a Wound Care Specialist. for the Nursing CPD Institute. Cheryl co-created this Institute to provide an online platform for Nurses to meet their continuing professional development requirements. Whilst Cheryl no longer works in the Institute, she continues to provide interesting content for the CPD library

Cheryl’s varied and interesting career highlights include clinical experience in acute surgical, medical, and renal dialysis. The completion of her Master’s degree in Quality in Health Care led to senior management roles in both the acute and aged care sectors, the later leading to her appointment as a Nurse Advisor and Administrator with the Department of Health and Ageing.

Cheryl has worked extensively in the field of education in a number of healthcare and university settings. She has a passion for wound care and has lectured widely on the subject in both Australia and internationally. This passion has led her to author a wound assessment book as well as creating a post graduate wound care course.

As an author, Cheryl’s aim is to provide the reader information that can be easily and practically applied in the clinical setting. As a presenter, Cheryl is known for her ability to deliver the complexities of clinical nursing research in a straight forward and easily understood format that allows attendees to easily apply the content to their individual clinical practice.

Cheryl’s goal is to make a difference to the recipients of health care and she believes that a positive outcome for the patient can only be achieved if Nurses keep up to date with best practice guidelines and their practical application in the workplace.

Course Content

In this session Cheryl will review the principles of manual handling, discuss several devices to assist in manual handling, and look at the practical application of the principles in the workplace to maximise staff safety.

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Review the principles of manual handling
  • Discuss several devices to assist in manual handling
  • Review the practical application of the principles in the workplace to maximise staff safety
  • Reflect on your own practice in manual handling