Grantee Name: Lake Sumter Community College Grant Number: SH-20829-10 Grant Year: 2010

The grantee developed a training program on safe patient handling and movement practices for student nurses and healthcare providers in a three county area in Florida. The training materials include a PowerPoint presentation, handouts, and tests. Training materials are available in English and Spanish.


Title Length Format File Size
Safe Patient Handling Techniques for Healthcare Providers
Safe Patient Handling 50 slides PPT* 1.0 MB
Patient Handling Belief/Truth Chart 1 page PDF* 52 KB
Criteria for Selection of Lifting and Transfer Devices 3 pages PDF* 156 KB
Pre & Post Test 2 pages PDF* 61 KB
Pre & Post Test Answer Key 3 pages PDF* 63 KB
Safe Patient Handling Techniques for Healthcare Providers (Español)
Manejo Seguro de Paciente 50 slides PPT* 2.9 MB
Pre & Post Test (Spanish) 2 pages PDF* 23 KB

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