Body Mechanics and Injury Prevention
Objectives: Identify body parts most prone to injury as a caregiver and proper body mechanics
Identify proper body mechanics when performing common tasks and assisting with ADLs
Description: This class covers an overview of ergonomics, body mechanics, and body parts most prone to caregiver injury (strains, sprains, tears, soreness). It also covers proper body mechanics to use when performing ADLs to avoid common caregiver injuries.