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November 9th, 2022 – The Map to Sustainability for Safe Patient Handling & Mobility

Presented and recorded live November 9th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview Safe Patient Handling & Mobility programs vary tremendously in their structure within healthcare organizations. There are many different options to format this work. Some organizations have dedicated FTEs to this body of work while others do not. What is key […]

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December 14th, 2022 – Evaluating your SPHM program. How to focus your energy where it is most needed for program success and sustainability

Presented and recorded live December 14th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview One of the ANA interprofessional standards is program evaluation but where do you start? In this webinar, we will share the key elements of a comprehensive SPHM program evaluation and will share tools and templates for you to use in […]

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September 14th, 2022 – The OR: the Last Frontier for Safe Patient Handling

FREE for ASPHP Members September 14th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview The perioperative setting poses unique challenges related to the provision of patient care and completion of procedure-related tasks. This highly technical environment is equipment intensive and necessitates the lifting and moving of patients, and heavy supplies and equipment during the […]

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October 12th, 2022 – Bariatrics & SPHM – Practical Strategies from the Front Line

Presented and recorded live October 12th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview Mobilization has been shown to be effective in reducing hospital length of stay, preventing hospital-acquired conditions, and reducing readmissions. However, there are many barriers to the mobilization of the bariatric patient population, including fear of injury to the patient and […]

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October 26th, 2022 – Modeling the Return on Investment for SPHM in the ICU

FREE Webinar presented live October 26th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview Strong evidence has shown that Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) reduces patient-handling related injuries among healthcare workers (HCWs). Research also suggests SPHM promotes early mobilization (EM) and helps reduce preventable hospital-acquired complications among intensive care unit (ICU) patients. However, […]

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National Event Poster Abstract Submission

Call for Poster Abstracts Submission Deadline:  October 26, 2022 Author Notification by December 31, 2022 The Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals (ASPHP) invites those interested in presenting a poster presentation at the 2023 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event to submit a proposal no later than October 26, 2022. Poster abstract submissions should align with […]

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August 17, 2022 – I like pizza! Connecting the mind to mobility to what matters most: Understanding Age-Friendly Care and the 4M framework

Presented live August 17th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview This engaging presentation will demonstrate how to incorporate the IHI-suggested Age-Friendly Care and the 4M framework into a large healthcare system. Dr. Nimit Agarwal will demonstrate how to connect the mind to mobility and to what matters most for each patient supporting […]

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