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Unformatted text preview: Demonstrate proper technique (think body mechanics, protect yourself!) and verbal instructions for the following movements in bed/on plinth: a. Sliding patient over to the edge of the bed b. Moving patient c. Rolling patient sidelying d. Rolling patient supine prone e. Move patient from supine sitting *** for each of the above movements consider patients that are independent, semi-dependent and those who are 100% dependent (means you do all the work!). Explore the possibility of 1, 2, and 3 person assistance to the patient 4. Explore a wheelchair and figure out how to: a. elevate and remove footrests (if possible!) b. remove arm rests (if possible) c. fold the wheelchair d. recline the back of our reclining chair e. propel the wheelchair f. assist a patient with tipping the chair and find the balance position 5. Find and identify the Tilt Table and the Hoyer Lift. Explore them and we will learn all about their use later!...
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- Winter '11