March 10, 2021

Special Membership Price For Event

Special membership price – $99. This  offer expires on April 29, 2021 This special membership price applies to new member’s first year membership only. This offer does not apply to anyone who is a current or past ASPHP member.  Applications from those who were/are ASPHP members will be rejected.  You can join online here.  Regular […]

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January 27, 2021

January 2021 ASPHP Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN January 2021 Guest Column Evidence of Hope Renée Kielich, RN, BA, CSPHP I sincerely hope that all of you are safe and healthy as you read this; because hope is what I want to focus on in this January 2021 newsletter. I have to admit, when our executive director […]

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January 4, 2021

Live Webinar: Safe Patient Handling for Gait Training and Transfers: A Case Study Presentation for Rehabilitation Team

Presented live January 13th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Deformities, weakness and impairment cause difficult transfers and an altered gait cycle. Safe patient handling devices enable the therapist to efficiently focus in educating the patient during transfers and gait training. Positive feedback from both patients and therapists is identified as a significant […]

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November 1, 2020

Archived Webinar: Creating Culture Change: The importance of the voice of the employee  

Presented live November 11th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Culture is driven by behaviors and attitudes of employees. Changing culture for Safe Early Mobility (or any program) requires employees to change behaviors. We present a format for effectively soliciting the voice of the employee and for using it to manage change in […]

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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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May 28, 2020

Archived Webinar: SPHM in the COVID – 19 Pandemic -2

Recorded May 28th, 2020 Overview This webinar addresses organizational and clinical SPHM implications in the current COVID – 19 global pandemic. A panel of experts will discuss specific ways to perform patient handling tasks such as pronation and other handling activities, mobility and infectious patient, and communication strategies necessary to keep workers and patients/residents safe […]

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May 22, 2020

SPHM COVID-19 webinar series

The all-new SPHM COVID-19 Webinar Series, featuring discussion by clinical, organizational, and financial experts. (FREE for ASPHP members. FREE until December 31, 2020 for non-members.) – Learn how to integrate SPHM into a safe, quality, financially-sound response to the COVID-19 pandemic across the plan of care. Recorded Webinar: SPHM in the COVID – 19 Pandemic […]

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Vendor Resource

A Vendor Resource highlighting how equipment and technology can safely support patient handling and mobility activities. ASPHP’s corporate sponsors have created a variety of tools and other resources that promote safety to protect clinicians and patients during COVID-19. View the Vendor Page to review dozens of SPHM innovations to manage specific elements of care. Tollos, […]

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