Download the Safe Patient Handling Tool Kit
Based on the AORN guidance statement and algorithms to prevent musculoskeletal injuries associated with improper moving and lifting techniques, the Safe Patient Handling Tool Kit provides essential resources to educate perioperative personnel about the correct and safe way to move patients and equipment in the perioperative environment.
You may earn 1.8 contact hours before 12/31/2015 by completing the online evaluation. The slide deck and all materials provided must be reviewed in order to obtain the 1.8 contact hours for this activity.
Begin with the Slide Shows to learn how to use the components available in this tool kit.
AORN Endorsement of HR 2480
AORN Ergonomic Tools-Implementation Articles
AORN News about Safe Patient Handling
History of Safe Patient Handling and Movement in the Perioperative Setting
Safe patient handling gap analysis
Gap analysis spreadsheet
Pocket reference guide
Back Pain and Your Brain
Johns Hopkins Medicine: Early Mobility in the ICU
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AORN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13019. Check with your state board of nursing for acceptability of education content for re-licensure.
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