Who Should Take This Course?

This EMS-CE (1-Hour) Lifting and Moving Patients Online course was designed to:

    • help EMTs and Paramedics fulfill their continuing education requirements;
    • provide a brief refresher on lifting and moving patients;
    • help EMTs review a specific component of EMT Refresher training.

This course meets the qualification for National, State/Local, or Individual NCCP credit under NREMT distance education.

This course is provided by Safety Unlimited and has been approved for 1 hour of BLS/ALS Instructor Based Continuing Education by C.E. provider 56-0013, CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321.

For more information on EMS CE training requirements or the EMS CE courses we offer for Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians, visit our EMS Continuing Education Courses page.

Course Outline

This course has 1 section, which is fully narrated and interactive within our Online Training System (OTS). Upon completion of the course, students will need to complete a short evaluation and confirm their identity. Once these steps are completed, the course completion certificate will be available.

Module 1
Section Title
CAPCE Accredited Student Information
1 Lifting and Moving Patients
Final Exam

Course Exam

  • The final exam for this course consists of 10 questions, which are randomly compiled from a large pool of possible questions.
  • An 80% or better score is needed in order to pass the final exam. If a student does not pass, they may re-review information in the sections as necessary, and retake the test as many times as needed in order to pass.

Course Format

Presented through our state-of-the-art Online Training System (OTS), this Lifting and Moving Patients training course is taken 100% online and is fully narrated, self-paced and available 24/7.

This course includes up-to-date, high quality training designed with your learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training, which combines audio and visual elements for maximum retention. The course is completed entirely online using a computer with an internet connection and is available 24/7.

Once the course is completed, you will fill out a brief evaluation and confirm your identity. Then the Course Completion Certificate will be provided in PDF format for you to download, save or print.


This course is provided by Safety Unlimited and has been approved for 1 hour of BLS/ALS Instructor based Continuing Education by C.E. provider 56-0013, CAPCE provider #SUNI10321.

EMS CE Certification

Once the course is completed within our Online Training System (OTS), you’ll be able to download, save or print a Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format.

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to assist currently certified/licensed EMTs or Paramedics fulfill their continuing education requirements and to provide an understanding of the proper methods for lifting and moving patients.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Protect patients being moved;
  • Protect themselves when moving patients;
  • Move patients in various situations, such as non-urgent, urgent, and emergency scenarios;
  • and more.

Additional Training

Please note that this course provides valuable information to assist with EMT Training. This course is not meant to replace hands-on or site-specific training provided by your employer on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, equipment, policies and procedures, administrative controls, safe work practices and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace.

In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job.

All our EMS courses are sponsored and authorized by Safety Unlimited, Inc – CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321 and Ventura County, CA EMS Agency #56-0013. All content is redirected to the Online Training Systems, LLC website and certificates issued by Safety Unlimited, Inc.

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