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

Release Date: Dec 16, 2016
Valid Through: Dec 16, 2018. This course will be updated or expired on this date
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
CEUs: See Continuing Education section
Media: Internet. Available 24/7 365 Online. See requirements below

Overview

Broaden your knowledge of prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace.

learning objectives

  • Identify ergonomic problems in the workplace before they result in MSDs.
  • Explain the major anatomical features of the body related to body mechanics.
  • List guidelines for exercises that help to increase strength and flexibility to avoid injury.

Content

Content

Physical Stressors linked to ergonomic disorders:

I.Repetitive Strain Injuries (cumulative trauma disorders) are caused by repetitive motions such as typing, that would not result in undue stress or harm if only performed once.
a.Carpal tunnel syndrome
b.Tendonitis
c.Tenosynovitis
d.Rotator Cuff Injury (shoulder problem)
e.Epicondylitis (elbow problem)
f.Trigger finger
g.Muscle strains and low back injuries
h.Many others
 

 
Physical Stressors linked to ergonomic disorders (cont.):
II.Tasks involving vibration such as using a jackhammer
III.Tasks involving use of excessive force, such as lifting boxes of heavy books.
IV.Working in an awkward position, such a holding a telephone to your ear with your shoulder.

features

  • • Instant Certificate Of Completion Printing Upon Successful Completion Of Online Ergonomics and Risk Management Training Course
  • • Free Retakes on Exam Until You Pass
  • • Instant Access: 100% Online - Access 24/7 from Anywhere
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Continuing Education


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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products.


Disclaimer

The content for this activity was developed independently of the commercial support. All materials are included with permission. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of the publisher or grantor.

This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ANCC Accreditation Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support. Recommendations involving clinical medicine in a continuing medical education activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.


Operating Systems Requirements

  • Windows: XP or higher
  • Mac OS X: 10.5 or higher
  • Android:* Lollipop and Marshmallow
  • iOS:* 9 or higher

Minimum System Requirement

  • Disk Space: 600 MB of free hard drive space

Browsers

  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or higher**, Firefox latest (32-bit), Chrome latest
  • Mac OS X: Safari 7 and above
  • Pop-up blockers should be turned off

Internet Connection Speed

  • Windows: Intel Pentium® processor (1GHz or faster), At least 1 GB RAM

Display

  • Graphics card: 800x600 pixel resolution or greater (1024x768 pixels recommended).

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