Musaed Alnasar, Lynne Richard; Second-Year MSOT Students' Knowledge and Application of Ergonomic Postures During Manual Patient Transfers (MPTs). Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311515354. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO5022
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Date Presented 04/05/19
The study examined OT students’ knowledge in ergonomics in reference to manual patient transfer (MPT) and its generalization to the clinical setting. Twenty-three OT students from an MSOT program participated. Participants were observed while performing an MPT to analyze posturing techniques with a standard patient. Findings suggest students had adequate knowledge of MPT technique but demonstrated poor carry-over of knowledge to application and use of ergonomic principles during an MPT.
Primary Author and Speaker: Musaed Alnasar
Additional Authors and Speakers: Lynne Richard
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