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Nursing Schools

This section has been developed solely to aid nursing schools in developing curricula on Safe Lifting Practices and to assist students with research. The section contains only a selection of the numerous resources available on the Safe Lifting Portal. Please surf around to become familiar with the multitude of tools on the site. New tools are announced monthly in the Safe Lifting Newsletter. Please sign up here. Safe Lifting Portal runs on input from its users, so please send ideas and comments to alex.white@hill-rom.com.

Curriculum:

Safe Patient Handling Nursing School Curriculum Toolkit

Faculty Perceptions of Implementing an Evidence-Based Safe Patient Handling Nursing Curriculum Module
 

Flash Presentation: SPHM Curriculum from NIOSH
 

SPHM Curriculum from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing
 

Articles/Resources:

Nursing Students Help Research Nursing Back Injury Prevention
 

Effectiveness of an Evidence-Based Curriculum Module in Nursing Schools Targeting Safe Patient Handling and Movement
 

A Resource Guide for Implementing a Safe Patient Handling Program in the Acute Care Setting
 

ANA - Safe Patient Handling and Movement
 


The Safe Lifting Library
 

Classroom Handouts (Free):

Article Series  
5 Part Series reprinted from American Nurse Today
 

Check Lists  
10 Secrets to Success in Starting a Program
 

Injury Statistics  
How Big is the Nursing Injuries Problem?
 

Posters  
Seven Deadly Sins of Unsafe Lifting
 

Starter Kit Request  
Order a Free Safe Lifting Program Starter Kit
 

White Papers  
St. Francis Success Story
 

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