Promoting and Maintaining Mobility

Promoting and Maintaining Mobility 

This comprehensive course will teach you how to help clients with mobility through good body mechanics. The goal is to keep your clients moving, while keeping them and you safe. Providing both a general understanding of body mechanics as well as specifics on protecting one's body through images, the caregiver will walk away with a strong grasp on body mechanics keeping them and their client safe.


Hours: 2.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

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


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1933620

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-PMM
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Identify principles of body mechanics and mobility
know the keys to maintaining a healthy back
Recognize the importance of posture and positioning
Use lifts and other assistive devices safely
Utilize gait belts and aid clients in safe ambulation
Use positioning devices


I.                     Promoting and maintaining good mobility

II.                   Objectives

III.                 Glossary

IV.                Mobility

·         Many of the people

·         Helping with mobility

·         How the musculoskeletal system

·         Changes

V.                  Mildred’s story

·         Exercise

·         Body mechanics

·         Pay attention

·         Proper body mechanics

·         MECHANICS

VI.                Checkpoint 1

VII.               Injury prevention case study

·         Debbie’s story

·         Physical therapy

·         Hard work

·         When you think about it

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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.

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