Manual Handling Training for Nurses
HLTWHS005 – Manual Handling Training for Nurses
Focusing on Manual Handling in the Health Care and Nursing environment, this course is concerned with the workers’ ability to carry out their work in a safe manner within a prescribed range of functions involving known manual handling routines and procedures.
This Manual Handling Training for nurses aims to build an understanding of the nature and type of injuries that occur from performing manual handling, the role and responsibility of employers and employees in relation to manual handling safety, and key aspects of the risk assessment approach to manual handling tasks. The training has a strong practical component focusing on safe manual handling practices for transferring patients using slide sheets and hoists.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ENCLOSED, COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR IS REQUIRED FOR THE PRACTICAL TASKS.
This Manual Handling Training takes approximately 4 hours. There is no pre-work required before attending this course.
We understand that there are times when you may need to reschedule or cancel a course booking. If this is the case please get in touch with us via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
To reschedule a booking please provide your original booking information and the day you would like to change to.
For any cancellations made more than 48 hours prior to the course an administrative fee of $20.00 will apply. Unfortunately no refunds or changes to course bookings can be made within 48 hours of a course start time.
Important-Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number
From 1st January 2015, it is a government requirement to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI) for all nationally accredited courses that you attend.
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Nurses who successfully complete this nationally recognised Manual Handling training will be awarded the statement of attainment:
- HLTWHS005- Conduct Manual Tasks Safely (Valid for 3 Years)