Healthcare Ergonomics

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM
Location: Woman’s Hospital Conference Room 2

Presented by: Hanna Cusanza PT, DPT

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss awareness of body mechanics with daily occupational tasks for healthcare employees.
  2. Identify ergonomic flaws and adjust workstation set-up.
  3. Describe postural awareness and body mechanics in patient care, environmental services, and in an in office setting to decrease risk of pain and injury.
  4. Perform proper abdominal activation to promote safe lifting, pushing and patient transferring.
  5. Demonstrate proper diaphragmatic breathing at rest and eliminate Valsalva with strenuous tasks.

RN: 1.0 contact hours is awarded for this offering by Woman’s Hospital Baton Rouge, LA, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, Provider #19. You must attend the entire offering and complete the evaluation form to receive the contact hours. 

TMA logoMD: The Woman’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, designates this live CME for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

imgDisabilityLogo If you have a disability recognized by the ADA and would like assistance in registering or attending this offering, please call 225-231-5292.


Megan A Mayhew