From the list of learning & assessment activities, under the section for web-based and other professional resources, click on the link to the ANA source on safe patient handling and mobility and read the sections indicated. Consider the statistics about the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders in RNs and unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP). The first ANA standard is to establish a culture of safety.
Initial Discussion Post:
As an RN participating on the committee providing recommendations to administration:
- Describe two (2) high-risk tasks, and provide a recommendation to address each.
- Discuss how you would address these recommendations with the UAP on the unit
Base your initial post on your readings and research of this topic.Your initial post must contain a minimum of 250 words. References, citations, and repeating the question do not count towards the 250 word minimum.