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MIP Program - Full Day SRH and MMH Workshop

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CCSA Training Room

110, 6325 Gateway Blvd

Edmonton, AB T6H 5H6

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Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention

Course Length: 7.5 hours

Prerequisite(s): None

Course Description

This course provides a hands-on opportunity to review the workshop content which includes: your job your body, the principles of safe lifting, safe manual materials handling, and safe resident handling.

Purpose

The purpose of the course is to assist CCSA and Alberta Continuing Care facilities in achieving the following:

  • Reduce the frequency and severity of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Reduce costs
  • Update industry programs
  • Provide a framework for program development for facilities currently struggling in this area
  • Identify specific MIP issue needs and pains
  • Review and deal with patient care issues during repositioning and transferring

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention
  • Safe Manual Material Techniques
  • Safe Resident Handling Techniques

Exercises

By providing a combination of class-room instruction and student participation we are able to provide a complete understanding of effective Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention. The most important component is the opportunity to practice the safe lifting/handling techniques and receive immediate feedback in a safe learning environment.You will be challenged to think analytically and abstractly regarding various aspects of the work environment that may lead to potential hazard, harm or loss.

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110, 6325 Gateway Blvd

Edmonton, AB T6H 5H6

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