Course objectives include: identify the basic anatomy of the back, describe proper posture and body mechanics, describe proper lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling techniques, explain the difference between back sprain and strain, and describe how back health is impacted by weight, nutrition, and excercise. Course is approved for 1.0 CEUs/contact hours for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) in California. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Per California Department of Public Health regulations, a time/pause mechanism must be incorporated in this online program. Navigation within this course is restricted in that each slide must be viewed in its entirety before advancing to the next slide. Learners must view each slide and click the next button to advance in the course.