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Patient Transfer from Seated to Seated Positions

Purpose:

To help transfer a patient from a seated to seated position using the OSHA recommended method.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

physical and lifestyle, disability and performance

ICD-10:

R26

Description:

Proper technique is required for the transfer of patients without causing injury to the patient or the people giving assistance. OSHA has issued guidance for the transfer of patients in nursing homes to help reduce worker injuries.

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