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The Nursing Assistant: Positioning Techniques

Proper body alignment not only allows patients and residents to feel more comfortable, but it is important to relieve strain, increase circulation, and prevent deformities and complications such as contractures and pressure sores. Nursing assistants need to develop the skills to position those who are bedridden using assistive devices and following the principles of good body mechanics to avoid injury.

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Proper body alignment not only allows patients and residents to feel more comfortable, but it is important to relieve strain, increase circulation, and prevent deformities and complications such as contractures and pressure sores. Nursing assistants need to develop the skills to position those who are bedridden using assistive devices and following the principles of good body mechanics to avoid injury.

This Nursing Assistant program on positioning has been completely revised and updated, yet continues to provide clear descriptions and demonstrations of common and important techniques for safely when positioning the patient or resident in bed.

After watching this program viewers should be able to safely place patients and residents in the following positions:
  • Supine
  • Semi-supine
  • Side-lying
  • Prone
Products Specifications
Formats Available DVD
Duration 12 min
Supporting Materials
Language English
Languages Available English
Copyright 2013
Product Categories
Healthcare, Medical Assistants