(45 contact hours)
In this clinical skills laboratory course, assistive devices, bed mobility, and transfer training are introduced. Measurement, selection, and adaptation
of assistive devices are performed. Bed mobility and transfer training are
performed and implemented based on patient diagnosis and need.
Emphasis is on patient safety with handling as well as body mechanics
and safety of the therapist. Information is reiterated with laboratory
activities, case studies, and a practical and written examination using
a problem-solving approach.