September 15, 2022

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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September 7, 2022

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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August 25, 2022

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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August 18, 2022

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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April 14, 2022

April 27, 2022 – Challenging Safe Patient Mobilization Clinical Case Scenarios: Live interactive discussion

Presented live April 27, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This webinar will include a combination of video and live scenarios, which we will discuss live in this interactive webinar format. We will include mobility goals for the applied scenarios, mobility screening and decision-making for choice of equipment used to achieve mobility goal […]

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November 17, 2021

December 8, 2021 – In Step with Our Patient: Our Continued Quest to Keep Patients Active and Safe

Presented live December 8th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Hospitalized patients admitted to non-ICU settings are at risk for hospital-acquired physical impairments affecting their activities of daily living. Evidence suggests that applying structured quality improvement strategies help improve patient mobility scores and make a difference in patient length of stay, re-admission, transfers […]

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April 20, 2021

May 12, 2021 – Practical Applications of Ergonomics in Patient Handling

Presented live May 12th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The presentation will discuss ergonomics, body mechanics and effects of positioning on risk of injury. With this information at hand, patient handling scenarios will be presented with examples of both awkward and good posturing. Objectives – After this session, participants will be able […]

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February 11, 2021

March 10, 2021 – What about Benchmarking your SPHM program? Why metrics are important.

Presented live March 10th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview One hour interactive seminar to discuss benchmarking practices for SPHM programs. SPHM success can be measured in many different ways. Why measure the SPHM program? What are the metrics that your facility is desiring to change? What would be the methods of documentation […]

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January 4, 2021

January 13, 2021 – Safe Patient Handling: A Skilled Nursing Facility’s Perspective

Presented live January 13th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Skilled nursing facilties (SNF) bridges the gap between hospital and home. Patients are divided into two categories, long term and short term patients. For long term patients, SNF becomes the permanent solution for patient care. Short term patients on the other hand are […]

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November 18, 2020

December 9, 2020 – Obesity, COVID-19 and SPHM

Presented live December 9th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Patients and residents who have morbid obesity are at greater risk for developing COVID-19, they typically have a more complex course of treatment and recovery can be prolonged. The risk of patient and worker injury are profound not only because of the many […]

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