Lifting and Transferring Patients

Lifting and Transferring Patients

Learn to list the potential risks involved with lifting and transferring patients.

Updated Jun 25, 2020

Lifting and transferring patients is a common task for many healthcare workers. And yet, improper lifting and transferring techniques result in a significant number of injuries to both healthcare professionals and their patients.

In this self-directed course, you’ll learn about the risks of improper lifting and transferring and strategies to protect yourself and your patients from harm, through concise content and beautiful illustrations. The course culminates in a 10-question final assessment.

Note: The content of this course is relevant to healthcare workers who interact with patients in hospitals, clinics, home healthcare, hospices, and similar settings. It doesn't address lifting and transferring practices for air medical evacuation workers.