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 exercise. This course is approved for 1.0 CEU or contact hours to CA Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) Administrators as well as for CA Nurses (BRN approved). 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.
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