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Safe Patient Handling & Mobility Training Documents

The following documents have been compiled for providers, hospitals and long-term care facilities to use in the implementation of safe patient handling and movement programs with the Rifton TRAM.

TRAM Evaluation Form (pdf) serves as a guide to help the clinician decide whether the Rifton TRAM is appropriate for a particular patient.

TRAM Employee Competency Checklist (pdf) is for use after a TRAM demonstration and training session.

TRAM Trainer Checklist (pdf) provides a thorough evaluation of a trainee’s instruction. Providers knowledgeable about the Rifton TRAM are encouraged to use this checklist when training operators to become TRAM trainers (Train the Trainer workshops).

TRAM Trainer Certificate (pdf) can be awarded to TRAM trainers who have demonstrated understanding and competence in both the use and instruction of the device.

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