CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 186363643
Demonstrate appropriate body mechanics in a laboratory and/or clinical setting.
Demonstration should include
- elements of good body mechanics (e.g., base of support, proximity to load, minimal twisting, avoidance of repetitive motions, use of large muscles, and posture)
- techniques of standing, sitting, and moving for personal protection of the nurse
- techniques for moving, transferring, and lifting clients.
- What types of devices can help you transfer and lift clients?
- Why is good posture important for a nurse?
- What are the potential consequences of not using proper body mechanics?
- How should a nurse position herself to pick up a heavy object?
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