2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event

SPHM…Basics and Beyond March 2 – 5, 2020, Town and Country, San Diego, CA SAVE THE DATE! Conference Official Site Event Agenda  ASPHP is hosting our first all-new National SPHM Education Event in San Diego, CA. This event offers you diverse SPHM learning experiences, such as: occupational safety in labor and delivery, critical care, surgery […]

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Event Poster Submission

2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines Submission Deadline:  November 11, 2019 Author Notification by December 11, 2019 ASPHP invites those interested in presenting a poster presentation at the 2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event to submit a proposal no later than November 11, 2019. Poster abstract submissions should align with sound […]

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2020 National SPHM Education Event Call for Oral Abstract

Call for Oral Abstract ASPHP invites those interested in presenting at the 2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event to submit a proposal for an oral presentation. Speaker proposals will be evaluated objectively by our Oral Abstract Committee. Proposals must contain and convey sufficient detail to allow the committee to understand how the proposed session will […]

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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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Case Studies

April 2016 Whitepaper on Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Claims Coding: A Pragmatic and Functional Approach Authors: Vicki J. Missar, Michael Fray, Mary Matz, Candy Raphan, Wendy Weaver Download Whitepaper here Public Citizen Report The Healthcare Industry’s Castoffs This report is the first in a 5-part series discussing the problem of injuries to healthcare workers […]

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Archived Webinars

PAGE MOVED TO: https://asphp.org/webinars-education-events/ Please click above link if you are not redirected automatically.   Nationwide Health Care Data Analytics for Benchmarking Your Safe Patient Handling Program FREE to ASPHP members. Presented live May 2, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Click here for more information.   New and Emerging Bariatric Population – Exploring […]

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Links and Resources

Worker Safety in Hospitals Did you know that a hospital is one of the most hazardous places to work? In 2011, U.S. hospitals recorded 253,700 work-related injuries and illnesses, a rate of 6.8 work-related injuries and illnesses for every 100 full-time employees. This is almost twice the rate for private industry as a whole. OSHA […]

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OSHA / NIOSH Training

Journey towards a National Coding Standard for Patient Handling Injuries The webinar provides insight into the journey and development of a national standard for Patient Handling Injury coding. The standardized coding once implemented universally, will provide a mechanism to measure and benchmark injuries and fully support further prevention and research. Recorded Link: Here is the […]

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