VIVA University — Safe Patient Handling

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Cleaning and Disinfecting Assistive Devices and other Medical Products

Cleaning and Disinfecting Assistive Devices and other Medical Products 0

The cleaning and disinfecting of medical products and assistive devices such as patient lifts, lifting slings, and other equipment is a prerequisite for hygiene, safety, and infection control in patient environments.
Patient Moving and Handling Case Study #1

Patient Moving and Handling Case Study #1 0

Matthew is a lively, happy, seven-year-old boy, whose contagious smile lights up a room! Always the social butterfly, Matthew decided that he was ready to meet the world at 24 weeks gestation, and as a result of his premature delivery, he is now living with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy.
How to install the FST-300 Free Standing Track System

How to install the FST-300 Free Standing Track System 0

The FST-300 is a floor based free standing system used to lift and transfer individuals from a bed, chair or similar fixture. It needs basic level of expertise to setup; easy to assemble and can be completed by just one person. No tools required. The quick setup (less than 5 minutes) and lightweight assembly allows the caregiver to transport and transfer the client with minimum effort. 

Safe Patient Handling and Medical Terminology

Safe Patient Handling and Medical Terminology 0

Overview of medical and safe patient handling terminology provided to ensure that patients, caretakers and new safe patient handling professionals are better able to communicate with healthcare professional and perform/interpret assessment information