April 20, 2021

Live Webinar: 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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March 3, 2021

Archived Webinar: Professional SPHM Certification: Taking the Next Step

Presented live April 7th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The CSPHP thanks everyone for attending our Certification Panel Presentation during the ASPHP Virtual Event. We answered frequently-asked questions and explained the personal and organizational benefits of SPHM certification. Ready to get started or want more details? Here’s how: Connect with a Mentor […]

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February 15, 2021

Archived Webinar: Integrating SPHM Principles into PT and OT Evaluations

Presented live February 10th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This live video presentation will show how to integrate SPHM principles into PT and OT evaluations, using the equipment as part of the eval, to maximize efficiency and productivity, while keeping therapist and patient safe. Demonstration will include OT and PT evaluation components, […]

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February 11, 2021

Archived Webinar: 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

Archived Webinar: 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

Archived Webinar: 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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October 25, 2020

2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Education Event

Announcing our ASPHP National Education Event Poster Award Winners In March 2021, the ASPHP hosted a virtual National Education Event with over 1000 attendees from around the world. Included in this event was a peer-reviewed poster presentation session that included 17 posters covering a wide range of topics in the field of Safe Patient Handling […]

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October 16, 2020

Archived Webinar: Basic Implementation of your SPHM Program

Presented live October 28th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Join us for this timely panel discussion that describes basic implementation of a SPHM program. The course is designed for those new to SPHM and those interested in validating their current program. You will have an opportunity to share your own successes and […]

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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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