Faculty: Donna L Atherton RN, MSN, NP and Carol Pierini MA

Successful Completion: Complete entire module, complete the exam with a passing score of 80% or better, and complete the evaluation form
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 60 minutes
System Requirements
CEUs: HIPAA Exams is authorized by IACET to offer 0.10 CEUs for this program. CEU Information


Broaden your knowledge of the essentials of good body mechanics.

Course includes a video and audio component with stand-alone exam

learning objectives

  • Explain the essentials of good body mechanics.
  • Identify the major anatomical features of the body related to body mechanics.
  • Review guidelines for exercises that help to increase strength and flexibility to avoid injury.



Body Mechanics
Table of Contents:

  • Essentials of Good Body Mechanics
  • Legal Notice
  • Purpose and Learning Objectives
  • Target Audience
  • The Spine
  • Body Mechanics
  • Good Body Mechanics
  • Lifting
  • Ergonomics
  • Posture
  • Postural Dysfunction
  • Posture Basics
  • End of Course Quiz
Course Content Example 1:
 The Spine
The spine is the basis for good body mechanics. If you understand how the spine works, you will better understand some of the problems that can occur with injury.
The spine holds up:
  • Your head
  • Your shoulders
  • Your upper body
The spine provides:
  • Support to stand up straight
  • Flexibility to bend and twist
  • Protects the spinal cord
Course Content Example 2:
 Good Body Mechanics
Good posture is maintenance of appropriate spinal curvature while sitting, standing, or performing activities
  • By maintaining these proper curves, your body will minimize stress to muscles, ligaments, and joints of the spine
  • Poor posture can have determinantal effects to:
    • Low back, mid back, neck
    • For long periods of time standing or sitting at a computer, muscles can become weak and tired
    • Muscles can become chronically over stretched or shortened and cause ongoing discomfort


  • • Instant Certificate Of Completion Printing Upon Successful Completion Of Online Body Mechanics Training Course
  • • Free Retakes on Exam Until You Pass
  • • Instant Access: 100% Online - Access 24/7 from Anywhere
  • • No Recurring Fees

Only $24.95


Bundle Price Per Person
1-14 $24.95
15-49 $19.99
50-99 $17.99
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