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COURSE HIGHLIGHTSUnusual situations you may encounter in the Emergency Medical Service
Avoid back strains when lifting patients from potentially awkward positions
Taking care of yourself while taking care of others
EMS Patient Lifting - Preventing Back Injuries (Emergency Preparedness) Details
EMS Patient Lifting - Preventing Back Injuries program is about looking at unusual situations you may encounter and how to lift safely. Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel are highly trained, capable, and extremely professional in attending the needs of victims in times of emergencies. According to historical statistics, EMS professionals do not always take care of themselves, particularly when it comes to back strains, sprains and injuries.
Key Words: EMS Patient Lifting, Preventing Back Injuries, Personnel Highly Trained, Safety Video, Safety Training, Safety DVD.
- Back Anatomy
- Moving a Patient
Runtime: 14 Min.
WITH PURCHASE OF ANY ENGLISH DVD YOU WILL RECEIVE A FREE WRITTEN MATERIAL CD-Rom. The CD-ROM of written materials may include: Leaders Guides, Questions and Answers, Manuals, and Power Points. Contents vary depending on program.
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