FOLLOWING STRICT STANDARDS
The Q2 Turning Protocol has significant challenges due to the following:
Limited staff availability.
The time it takes to turn and change a patient.
Other pressing nursing duties.
NURSING IS A DANGEROUS JOB
In 2019, caregiver injuries cost the health care system $17.86 billion.
Average caregiver lifts 1.8 tons per shift.
Of nurses’ report staff injuries due to turning or boosting a patient.
Job related injuries
Of healthcare workers file compensation claims due to patient handling.