CPD Certified Online Moving and Positioning of People Course

This online moving and positioning of people training course is ideal for healthcare workers as well as individual nurses, doctors, GP’s, care home staff, or any healthcare professional as this course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE Manual Handling Regulations 1992 as well as other relevant regulations and guidelines.

Conducting this online course will help you develop your knowledge and skill in relation to moving and handling, including:
  • The reasons for safe moving and handling
  • Why it is important to conduct risk assessment
  • The principles of safe manual handling
  • The safe application of manual handling skills
  • Personal safety, health and dignity issues
You will also develop the specialist knowledge and skills related to moving safely, including:
  • Importance of risk assessment, handling plans to reduce the risk of injury
  • Principles of use of different types of equipment
  • The safe application of moving person skills

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Registration & Additional Information

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  • CPD Certified
  • 1 Year Certification
  • Course Fee: £19.99 + vat

This online moving and positioning of people training qualification for healthcare is intended as a further development qualification for those working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is an essential part of their working day.

Individuals gaining this qualification will learn that any moving and handling must be carried out correctly and recognise the importance of this, thus helping to ensure a safer working environment.

Our online moving and handling people training courses are developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the National Health Service (NHS), Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care, UK Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies.

This online moving & position people training course is ideal for locums, paramedics, doctors, nurses, GP’s, or any medical professional and provider who would like to gain an up to date moving and positioning certificate.

Course Content

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  • Introduction to the key principles of moving and handling
  • Overview of why ergonomic moving and handling are important
  • What the law says about moving and handling
  • The actions that organisations should take to promote a safer workforce (organisational responsibilities)
  • Individual responsibilities with respect to moving and handling (individual responsibilities)
  • Definition of manual handling
  • Why we need to understand how our spine and back work
  • An awareness of the most common moving and handling injuries
  • How healthcare workers can promote healthy back care
  • Recommended ergonomic approaches to risk assessments (LITE, TILE)
  • Other moving and handling risk factors
  • The principles of safer moving and handling of people
  • Actions to take following a moving and handling risk assessment:
  • The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) ‘Numerical Guidelines for Lifting and Lowering Loads’
  • The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines for handling whilst seated
  • The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) pushing and pulling guidelines
  • Key things to remember when team handling
  • Moving and handling information sources (online manual handling learning resources)

Our online moving people course healthcare worker training programme is ideal for nurses, locums, doctors, care assistants, gp’s, or any healthcare worker working within the care sector.

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For any additional information that you may require regarding our cpd certified online certification that we offer, either for this moving and handling of people programme, or any additional training that we offer please contact us through our contact us page.