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Wheelchair to Cot - Squat Pivot Transfer

by Natalie Albretsen, . Sara E. Bills, PT, DPT, GCS.


- Published: 09/12/2017 | Running Time: 04:57

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate way to transfer an individual from a wheelchair to a cot using a squat pivot technique.

This is part of a series of Volunteer Shelter Training videos produced in collaboration with the Physical Therapy program at UNMCs College of Allied Health Professions.

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After watching this video you will be able to:

  • Provide appropriate physical and verbal assistance to a person during a squat pivot transfer.
  • Demonstrate safe movement strategies while performing a squat pivot transfer.

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