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Joseph F. Norman has contributed to the following content for HEROES:


Body Mechanics

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate way to use body mechanics when assisting individuals.

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.

Published: 08/06/2013 | Duration: 03:31

Chair with Arms to Wheelchair Transfer using Standing Pivot

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate way to transfer an individual from a chair with arms to a wheelchair using the standing 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.

Published: 07/30/2013 | Duration: 06:29

Wheelchair to Cot Transfer using Standing Pivot

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 the standing 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.

Published: 07/23/2013 | Duration: 06:29

Cot to Wheelchair Transfer using Standing Pivot

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

Published: 07/16/2013 | Duration: 06:12

Cot to Chair Transfer using Standing Pivot

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate way to transfer an individual from a cot to a chair using a the standing 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.

Published: 07/09/2013 | Duration: 05:11

Chair to Cot Transfer using Standing Pivot

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate way to transfer an individual from chair to cot using the standing 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.

Published: 07/02/2013 | Duration: 05:00

Cot to Wheelchair Transfer using Slideboard

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

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.

Published: 06/25/2013 | Duration: 04:42

Wheelchair to Cot Transfer using a Slideboard

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

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.

Published: 12/10/2012 | Duration: 04:25

Standard Wheelchair - Up and Down a Curb

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate way to maneuver a standard wheelchair up and down a curb.

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.

Published: 12/03/2012 | Duration: 02:55

Standard Wheelchair Basics

This video provides an overview of the components and use of a standard wheelchair for volunteers at a general population shelter.

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.

Published: 11/28/2012 | Duration: 04:10

Sitting and Standing from a Cot

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate methods to assist an individual from a lying to standing position from a cot. 

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.

Published: 03/08/2012 | Duration: 06:28

Attaching a Gait Belt

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate  way to attach a gait bel. 

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.

Published: 03/08/2012 | Duration: 01:09

Assistive Devices - Crutches

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate use of assistive devices. In this video the use of Crutches is shown.

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.

Published: 03/08/2012 | Duration: 02:19

Assistive Devices - Walker

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate use of assistive devices. In this video the use of  Walkers is shown.

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.

Published: 03/08/2012 | Duration: 02:17

Assistive Devices - Cane

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate use of assistive devices. In this video the use of Canes is shown.

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.

Published: 03/08/2012 | Duration: 01:21

Assistive Devices - Walker, Crutches and Cane

This video provides a demonstration for volunteers at a general population shelter of the appropriate use of assistive devices. In this video the use of Canes, Crutches and Walkers is shown.

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.

Published: 03/08/2012 | Duration: 06:10

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