Safe Turning and Positioning for Patients and Caregivers (1.0 CNE)

11-02-2018 17:20

This course focuses on methods of turning and positioning that improve safety for both the patient and the caregiver.  Threats to the patient from pressure, shear and friction, preventive intervention help to reduce hospital-acquired pressure injuries as well as staff injury are discussed.  The essential components of both successful Pressure Injury Prevention and Safe Patient Handling Programs are reviewed.

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