Safe Transferring and Repositioning Self-Paced


As a caregiver, you will likely need to assist individuals with transferring and repositioning. To ensure both the individual's and your safety, you must ensure that you follow the proper guidelines.


Hours: 0.20 - 0.25


Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants


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 0.20 contact hours.

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

0.25 HOURS

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-STR-R1
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Describe key aspects when assessing a person for transfer

Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objective
Section 2: Performing Safe Transfers and Repositioning
A. Smart Moves
B. Assistive Devices
C. Transfer Tip: SHIFT
D. Transfer Tip: How to Safely Move a Person
E. Meet Mary
F. Transfer Tip: Bed to Wheelchair
G. Meet Jason
H. Meet Michael
I. Meet Gail
Section 3: Conclusion
A. Course Summary
B. Course Contributor
C. References
D. Congratulations!

Instructor: Merl Miller, ATC, CIE, CPE
Merl Miller, ATC, CIE, CPE, has over 20 years of injury prevention experience. He has worked with companies in numerous industries and has held a variety of health and safety-related positions, including positions in occupational health, employee wellness, and risk management. He is a leading expert in the field and holds the distinguished Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) credential. Disclosure: Merl Miller, ATC, CIE, CPE 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.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
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