REHAB’s Caregiver Transfer Training Workshop!

When:
February 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-02-23T08:00:00-10:00
2019-02-23T17:00:00-10:00
Where:
REHAB Hospital of the Pacific, Wo1 Conference Room
226 N Kuakini Street
Honolulu
HI 96817
Cost:
Free

Register here

Devin Otagaki, PT, DPT, ATP

Program Director, Advanced Rehabilitation Technologies

Devin has over 7 years of experience with successfully and safely transferring patients.  At REHAB, she currently works as the Program Director of Advanced Rehabilitation Technologies where she fits custom wheelchairs to patients of all diagnoses.  Devin is also certified as an Assistive Technology Practitioner (ATP), which specializes in matching patients with assistive devices to help them be as independent as possible.

There will be 2 components of this one day workshop:

Session 1:  Informational Lecture

  • Importance of injury prevention
  • Biomechanics of lifting
  • Types of transfers
  • Tips for caregivers
  • Keys to a successful transfer

Session 2:  Hands-on Transfer Training

  • Bed mobility techniques
  • Common areas of concern for pressure injuries
  • Causes of pressure injury
  • Pressure relief
  • How to check for pressure injury

Requirements:

  • Must be a caregiver
  • Must be physically able perform transfers