Back Injury Prevention

Back Injury Prevention 

Back injuries can be painful and, because of their difficulty with healing, they can hinder your daily life. To make things worse, is if you’ve experienced a back injury before, you are more likely to have another one in the future. Preventing a back injury from reoccurring is important and manageable with proper techniques and procedures. If you are someone who has never had a back injury before, you can do yourself a favor and prevent such an experience. In this course, you’ll learn basis of back injury prevention – which includes identifying risks, implementing proper lifting techniques, and strengthening you’re your back.

$19.95

Hours: 0.50
REL-ALL-0-BIPREV

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (6 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

0.5 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

0.5 HOURS


Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

0.5 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1729953

Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals

0.5 HOURS


This program is approved for 0.50 hours by the Dietary Managers Association. Approval code 162985.

Pennsylvania Personal Care Home Administrators

0.5 HOURS


This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals

0.5 HOURS


This program is approved for 0.50 hours by the Dietary Managers Association. Approval code 162985.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-BIPREV
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Describe the anatomy of the back and abnormalities
Identify risks for back injury
Employ proper ways to lift, carry, and set down an object

Outline:
Section 1: Back Injury Prevention A. About This Course / Learning Objectives Section 2: The Anatomy of the Back A. Signs and Symptoms of Back Injury B. Are You at Risk for Developing a Back Injury? C. Commercial Section 3: Prevention A. Assessing the Lift B. What Do You Think? C. Proper Lifting D. Proper Carrying E. Back Safety in the Workplace F. What Can You Do? G. Back and Core Exercises H. Back Stretches I. Posture, Posture, Posture Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. References

Instructor: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP, WCC
Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP, WCC started working in the senior care industry in 2000. She is a certified Gerontological Nurse, a Director of Nursing Services – Certified, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Wound Care Certified. She has held positions including MDS Coordinator, Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator, Nurse Consultant, Area Manager, and Director of Quality Assurance. Her overall responsibility within each of these positions was to ensure residents received the highest quality of care. This included active participation in quality improvement initiatives, review of clinical records to identify areas of weakness, corroboration with the medical director to institute policies and procedures for resident care, and staff education/training. Additionally, she was responsible for maintaining an effective compliance program under a Quality of Care Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of Inspector General for a period of five years. She currently serves as the manager of curriculum design for post-acute care for Relias. Within this position, her responsibility is to oversee the development of online training modules for the post-acute care industry. She has served as the subject matter expert for courses on re-hospitalization, clinical skill reviews, and various OSHA and regulatory compliance topics. In addition, she has presented at various state conferences on mandatory compliance, quality assessment and assurance (QA&A), and quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI). Disclosure: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP, WCC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.