September 22, 2020

Archived Webinar: Safe and Respectful Decedent Handling

Presented live September 30th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will review the process of decedent handling in the hospital setting and identify the musculoskeletal injury risks during decedent handling. Risk factors will be examined and ways to control for said will be discussed. This presentation also seeks to highlight the […]

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September 9, 2020

Archived Webinar: Employee Engagement: The Key to Safe Patient Handling Program Promotion and Culture Change

Presented live September 9th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Employee engagement is a concrete strength that grounds and unites the employee with their workplace. Evidence collected by human resource (HR) specialists and researchers has discovered that passionate workers are a productive asset to the team. To have a safe patient handling successfully […]

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August 12, 2020

Archived Webinar: Mobility in 1 Page

Presented live August 12th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The goal for this project was to engage staff in the importance of mobilizing their patients. We needed to come up with something easy on they eyes, one page, and easy to understand for all clinical and non-clinical staff to understand. We gathered […]

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July 8, 2020

Archived Webinar: Peripheral Neuropathy and Steroid Myopathy: how can we prevent falls?

Presented live July 8th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Despite prevention strategies, patient falls continue to have an impact on the healthcare system. The Joint Commission Standard IPSG.6 and IPSG.6.1 require hospitals to reduce the risk of falls for inpatient and outpatient settings. This presentation focuses on two conditions (peripheral neuropathy and […]

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June 17, 2020

Archived Webinar: Beyond the Lecture: Practical Tools When Training the Adult Learner

Presented live June 17th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Why is it that in the twenty-first century most healthcare education uses learning methods that are decades old? This poster outlines ways SPHM trainers can engage the adult learner using the most innovative and effective tools to support SPHM training across disciplines and […]

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June 10, 2020

Archived Webinar: What can we learn from organizational culture research to engage facilities in SPHM?

Presented live June 10th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation looks at the research on Organizational Culture and the cultural dimensions necessary for sustaining healthy organizational culture. Ten cultural dimensions will be explored as a foundation for evaluating the necessary elements in successful safe patient handling and mobility programming. The presentation […]

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February 12, 2020

Archived Webinar: Recovery Models for Health Care Workers: How do we standardize effective recovery in the workplace?

Presented live February 12th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The importance of maintaining a healthy workforce so they are able to handle patients every day is essential. In a recent study by Yi et al. 2015, work‐related fatigue, work conditions, and health explained 65% of the variance in new nurses’ intent to […]

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September 11, 2019

2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Education Event

Mindful SPHM Design Celebrating 10 Years Serving YOU! SAVE THE DATE! March  5, 2021 Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend the 2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Educational Event. With your safety in mind, we will provide many updates in technology, resources, and evidence-based research through a virtual format. This fast-paced, 5-hour Event will […]

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November 4, 2018

Legislative Updates

What you need to know about current and pending regulation Dec 2017 ASPHP Commitment Statement on Clinical Well-Being The mission of the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals (ASPHP) is to improve the safety of caregivers and their patients by advancing the science and practice of safe patient handling and mobility. Inherent in our mission […]

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Tools and Tips

April 2016 Healthcare Recipient Sling and Lift Hanger Bar Compatibility Guidelines Download Guidelines here 2016 Health Care Workers’ Compensation Barometer Report The third edition of Aon’s biennial Health Care Workers’ Compensation Barometer report, which explores trends in frequency, severity and overall loss rates related to workers’ compensation in the health care industry. The report finds […]

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