Ergonomic Intervention for Injury Prevention in Healthcare Personnel: A Systematic Review
1. Recognize the magnitude of work-related injury in healthcare and the need for intervention in this area
2. Discuss 2 ergonomic interventions within the scope of OT practice that can improve work-related injury
3. Recall 2 common themes that have emerged based on current literature for ergonomic intervention
Clinical Research Question:
Does ergonomic intervention prevent work-related injuries and associated outcomes for healthcare personnel engaged in patienthandling?
Recommended CitationAndrews, OTS, Marisa; Collier, OTS, Kory; Dougherty, OTS, Erin; and Vidovich, OTS, Alyssa, "Ergonomic Intervention for Injury Prevention in Healthcare Personnel: A Systematic Review" (2016). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 47.