Patient Moving and Handling CSTF - Level 2 - Online CPD Accredited Training Course

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Patient Moving and Handling CSTF - Level 2 - Online CPD Course

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's patient moving and handling online training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

They are also developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the National Back Exchange (NBE), National Health Service (NHS), Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care, UK Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies.

Patient moving and handling online training course

Study method – Online, self-paced

Course format – Online (24/7 access), modular

Course Duration – Part-time (1-year access)

Qualification – CPD certificate of completion

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smartphones

Awarded Body – CPD Accreditation Service (UK)

Anticipated duration (Indicative CPD hours) – 2 hours.

Moving and handling training - meeting employers' legal obligations

The Mandatory Training Group's online patient moving and handling course helps UK employers and employees alike to fulfil the health and safety regulations. Our moving and handling courses provide the essential knowledge and understanding as required by regulatory authorities.

Skills for Health CSTF aligned moving and handling online training course

The content of this online moving and handling training course has been mapped to the UK Core Skills Training Framework (Skills for Health CSTF aligned). This activity has been accredited by The CPD Certification Service and equates to 2 hours of continuing professional development (CPD).

Why is patient moving and handling training essential?

Healthcare settings can pose significant moving and handling challenges and risks. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders, including manual handling injuries, are the most common type of occupational ill health in the UK (Health and Safety Executive 2011).

Given nature, type and frequency of moving and handling activities undertaken the risks of injury to staff and patients are considerable and need to be minimised. As part of health and safety at work requirements, employers are expected to provide training on crucial health and safety risks, and this has been supplemented with additional guidance covering the specific activity of moving and handling.

This moving and handling e-learning course was developed to meet the required learning outcomes in the Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations for health and social care providers.

Aims and objectives of this patient moving and handling course

The aims and objectives of this patient moving and handling training course are to:

  • To provide a clear understanding of the legislation regarding moving and handling,
  • To help learners understand the risks of poor practice,
  • To provide an awareness of recommended ergonomic techniques to minimise manual handling injuries in practice, and
  • To inform learners how to carry out manual handling tasks safely.

Learning outcomes

Level 1: All staff, including unpaid and voluntary staff
  • Be able to recognise manual handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • Understand employers and employees responsibilities under relevant national Health & Safety legislation including most recent versions of the Manual Handling Operation Regulations
  • Understand their responsibilities under local organisational policies for Moving and Handling
  • Know where additional advice and information can be sought relating to Moving and Handling issues
  • Be able to use an ergonomic approach to manual handling and other work tasks leading to improved working posture
  • Understand the principles of good back care to promote general musculoskeletal health
  • Understand the principles of safer handling
  • Know the factors to be included in undertaking a dynamic risk assessment before initiating a moving and handling activity
  • Understand how the organisation uses its risk management processes to inform safe systems of work
  • Be able to choose suitable risk control strategies, resources and support available to facilitate good practice following a risk assessment appropriate to the staff member’s role.

Load Handling Staff

Staff involved as part of their duties in the moving and handling of inanimate loads will require principle-based practical instruction on strategies and approaches for safely moving and handling inanimate loads, relevant to their role in the organisation.

Level 2: Those staff groups, including unpaid and voluntary staff, whose role involves patient handling activities

Patient Handling Staff In addition to the learning outcomes listed for all employees, staff identified as being involved in patient handling activities will be required to meet the following additional outcomes. The learner will:

  • Know how to provide patients with the best quality care using appropriate, safe and dignified moving and handling strategies
  • Understand normal human movement patterns as a prerequisite to moving and handling people
  • Understand how multidisciplinary team communication and risk assessments ensure the safe handling of patients.

Staff involved as part of their duties in the moving and handling of patients will require principle-based practical instruction on strategies and approaches for safely moving and handling patients, relevant to their role in the organisation:

  • chair moves and transfers
  • bed/trolley/table moves and transfers
  • mobility
  • managing the falling/fallen patient
  • use of equipment available within the organisation, e.g. profiling beds, patient hoists and slings, bathing aids, sliding and transferring systems, small handling aids to promote independence.

Training should be supported with practical instruction and competence assessment by workplace supervisors in the use of any mechanical aids provided for undertaking Moving and Handling tasks.

NB: Additional learning outcomes, or specific training, may be necessary to meet the particular needs or function of individual organisations. These should be determined by local risk assessment and policy. It is the responsibility of employers to ensure that their staff attend the necessary practical training/assessments in line with local policies and procedures.

What is covered in this patient moving and handling course?

This online patient moving and handling training course covers the following:

  • An introduction to the fundamental principles of moving and handling,
  • An overview of why ergonomic moving and handling is essential,
  • What the law says about moving and handling,
  • The actions that organisations should take to promote a safer workforce (organisational responsibilities),
  • Individual duties concerning moving and handling (personal responsibilities),
  • Definition of manual handling,
  • Why we need to understand how our spine and back work,
  • An awareness of the most common moving and handling injuries,
  • How healthcare workers can promote healthy back care,
  • Recommended ergonomic approaches to risk assessments (LITE/TILE),
  • Other moving and handling risk factors,
  • The principles of safer moving and handling of people,
  • Actions to take following a moving and handling risk assessment:
    • The Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) 'Numerical Guidelines for Lifting and Lowering Loads'
    • The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines for handling while seated
    • The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) pushing and pulling guidelines
  • Key things to remember when team handling and
  • Moving and handling information sources (online manual handling learning resources).

Who is this course for?

This online patient moving and handling training course is aimed at all staff throughout the NHS and private healthcare and social care sectors, including:

  • All new employees, whether clinical or non-clinical,
  • Existing staff completing mandatory refresher training,
  • Locum doctors and healthcare professionals,
  • Agency nurses and healthcare assistants (HCAs),
  • NHS professionals temporary or bank staff), and
  • Unpaid and voluntary staff.

This online patient moving and handling training course can be completed as a standalone module or as part of our Skills for Health CSTF Aligned Mandatory Training Packages.

Requirements

To complete this patient moving and handling online training course, you will need access to a computer device, e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device

Career path

Our patient moving and handling online training course is suitable for:

  • Those who are looking to improve their knowledge of the subject area,
  • Those whose jobs require periodic continuing professional development (CPD), and
  • Those who need to show evidence as part of their professional registration requirements, e.g., doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

Why train with The Mandatory Training Group

The Mandatory Training Group is a leading UK provider of accredited online training courses, programmes and qualifications including the following categories:

  • Business Administration and Entrepreneurship
  • Health, Safety and Welfare at Work
  • Health and Social Care
  • IT and Cyber Security
  • Leadership and Management
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Microsoft Office Applications
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Statutory and Mandatory Training
  • Soft Skills Development
  • Train the Trainer
  • Workplace Diversity.

Patient Moving and Handling CSTF - Level 2 - Online CPD Course


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End of course assessment

At the end of this course, learners are required to complete an online end of course assessment. On successful completion of the assessment (80% pass mark), learners may download a FREE CPD certificate from their profile page.

Certification

On successful completion of this e-learning course and end of course assessment, the learner may download, save and/or print a quality assured CPD certificate (recognised internationally). Our CPD certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Course accreditation

The CPD Certification Service accredits all our online training courses and programmes as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.rses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.
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Why choose our accredited e-learning courses and programmes?

The benefits of using our accredited e-learning courses in the workplace include:

  CPDUK accredited e-learning provider
  Ofqual approved training centre (UK qualifications)
  Internationally recognised CPD and Ofqual approved certificates
  Wide range of courses and qualifications that meet UK legislation and guidelines
  Over 500 online courses and programmes that cover multiple sectors
  Free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations
  Immediate access to online courses and programmes
  Highly interactive e-learning portal
  Substantial cost reductions (no travel fees and other expenses)
  Self-paced online learning
  Low carbon footprint through e-learning
  Repository of online learning materials and assessments
  Fully qualified and experienced trainers, instructors and assessors
  Experienced subject matter experts and content developers
  Conversion of existing classroom courses to e-learning courses
  All training courses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.

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Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a ‘knowledge check’ section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.

Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.

These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.

There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner’s account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.

Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.

Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.

To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.

Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.

Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.

Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

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There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.

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