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How to Help Someone Who Uses a Wheelchair (Including Walkers, Crutches and Canes)

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Course Information:
  • Streaming Video
  • Learn About Mobility and Assistive Devices
  • Watching Professional Experts Demonstrate a Variety of Transfers
  • Principles of Body Mechanics
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How to Help Someone Who Uses a Wheelchair (Including Walkers, Crutches and Canes) Info:

Course Description

This 1 hour course will help us learn about mobility and assistive devices. Care providers who assist those who are using wheelchairs or other mobility aids needs specific training in order to provide safe, effective help.

Course Objectives

This program teaches care providers about important safety concerns, proper use of equipment and the importance of body mechanics. Viewers learn by watching professional experts demonstrate a variety of transfers and other procedures. Upon completion of this training, the viewer will understand: safe methods and special precautions for helping those who use wheelchairs, walkers, crutches and canes; how to do stand pivot transfers in a variety of settings; using a gait belt; principles of body mechanics; how to maneuver a wheelchair on ramps and curbs.

Course Outcomes

Outline

  • 1. Safety and sensitivity issues
  • 2. Principles of body mechanics
  • 3. Body control points
  • 4. Gait belt use
  • 5. Principles of moving from sitting to standing
  • 6. Parts of a wheelchair
  • 7. Slide boards
  • 8. Bathroom equipment (toileting)
  • 9. Stand pivot transfers
  • Bed to wheelchair, bedside commode to bed
  • Wheelchair to commode, commode to wheelchair
  • Wheelchair to shower bench, shower bench to wheelchair
  • 10. Squat pivot transfer
  • 11. Transfer from a soft lounge chair
  • 12. Vehicle transfer
  • 13. Loading and unloading a wheelchair from a vehicle
  • 14. Maneuvering a wheelchair on ramps and curbs
  • 15. How to prevent pressure ulcers
  • 16. Types of walkers, crutches and canes and their use


Instructor: Marion Karpinski, R.N.

Marion Karpinski, R.N. brings 40 years of nursing experience, much of which took place in hospital or skilled home care settings. By working with area agencies on aging, hospices, home health agencies, hospitals, faith-based organizations, community colleges and other organizations, we have been able to reach greater numbers of providers. We have had a significant impact on the training of both family and paraprofessional care providers.

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How to Help Someone Who Uses a Wheelchair (Including Walkers, Crutches and Canes)

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