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Guidelines in Developing a Safe Patient Handling Lift Document Tool. Speaker: Robert Guest MSPT, Cert. MDT. Types of Transfers. Lateral transfers Bed Chair Commode/toilet Car Floor. Repositioning Tasks. Bed Chair Gurney Diagnostic tables.

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Guidelines in developing a safe patient handling lift document tool

Guidelines in Developing a Safe Patient Handling Lift Document Tool

Speaker:

Robert Guest MSPT, Cert. MDT


Types of transfers
Types of Transfers Document Tool

  • Lateral transfers

  • Bed

  • Chair

  • Commode/toilet

  • Car

  • Floor


Repositioning tasks
Repositioning Tasks Document Tool

  • Bed

  • Chair

  • Gurney

  • Diagnostic tables


Components for safe transfers repositioning tasks
Components for safe transfers & repositioning tasks Document Tool

  • Medical, mental & functional status of the patient

  • Environment

  • Staff

  • Equipment


Patient
Patient Document Tool

  • Medical status – history received from the patient, family & other facilities

  • Mental status – cooperative, follow directions

  • Functional status- strength, balance, coordination & stamina


Environment
Environment Document Tool

  • Room design

  • Medical equipment

  • Furniture

  • Illumination

  • Climate/temperature

  • Traffic/activity


Imaging department
Imaging Department Document Tool


Staff
Staff Document Tool

  • Medical education

  • Competency

  • Compliancy

  • Teamwork

  • Communication


Equipment
Equipment Document Tool

  • Bed

  • Ceiling lift

  • Total mechanical lift

  • Sit to stand lift

  • Transfer belt

  • Non-Friction device/Air assistive device

  • Assistive devices (cane etc.)



Criteria for each piece of safe patient handling equipment
Criteria for each piece of safe patient handling equipment staff

Contraindications vs. Indications


Who is responsible for determining the lift type/equipment utilized for safe patient handling and movement (SPHM) ?

(Three W)

Who When Where


Licensed professional
Licensed Professional utilized for safe patient handling and movement (SPHM) ?


Decision tree
Decision Tree utilized for safe patient handling and movement (SPHM) ?

  • Ceiling lift/Total mechanical lift

  • Sit to stand lift

  • Transfer/gait belt

  • Non-Friction device/Air assistive device

  • Independent

    ** going up the tree the patient requires more assistance**


Case study 1

Case Study 1 utilized for safe patient handling and movement (SPHM) ?

A male 50 years old involved in MVA enters the emergency department to R/O a right leg fracture. Determine the SPHM for this individual using the lift document tool.


Case study 2

Case Study 2 utilized for safe patient handling and movement (SPHM) ?

A 30 year old male S/P right TKR day two has an order to get OOB. Determine the SPHM for the patient.


Case study 3

Case Study 3 utilized for safe patient handling and movement (SPHM) ?

A 70 year old female has fallen in the hallway while existing her husband’s hospital room. Determine the SPHM for this individual.


Questions
Questions utilized for safe patient handling and movement (SPHM) ?


Thank you

Thank you utilized for safe patient handling and movement (SPHM) ?

[email protected]


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