# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2068166657

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate proper body mechanics. (As required by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation)


Demonstration should include:
  • techniques of standing, sitting, and moving for personal protection of the nurse aide
  • techniques for moving, transferring, and lifting clients/residents/patients for personal protection of the nurse aide.

(Note: See Department of Labor Bulletin on the operation of patient/resident lifts/hoists by youths under the age of 18.)


Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the consequences for your well-being of not following proper techniques for standing, sitting, and moving?
  • What types of devices can help you transfer and lift clients/residents/patients?

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core


Demonstrate the principles of body mechanics for positioning, transferring and transporting of patients/clients, and perform them without injury to the patient/client or self.

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events


Nursing Assisting


Personal Care