Sep 20 2019 Regional Conference – MN

Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Early Bird ends August 30, 2019 Location: Methodist Hospital 6500 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55426 Movement Matters “Apply neuroplasticity and exercise dosing principles for your most challenging patients, and enhance functional independence outcomes with creative and innovative treatment interventions while promoting safety for both […]

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ASPHP Live Webinar

The Importance of Achieving Competence in SPHM Education and Training Presented Live: August 14th, 2019 Objectives: What is competency and how is it achieved in SPHM education and training? What are the barriers to participation? What are their implications? How do you overcome the barriers to participation? What does the ANA Interprofessional Standards say about […]

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Upcoming ASPHP Webinars

August 14, 2019, 2pm ET The Importance of Achieving Competence in SPHM Education September 11, 2pm ET Integrating SPHM into Student Curriculum October 9, 2pm ET S31 Support Surface Standards SPH & PIP at the Patient Interface • Cost: $25/webinar for ASPHP members, $75/webinar for non-members • Attendees receive 1 Contact Hour per webinar (CA […]

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ASPHP Well Represented on ANA SPH Working Group!

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has started a Safe Patient Handling (SPH) Working Group for the purpose of developing multidisciplinary national SPH standards.  On June 29th they brought together representatives from 8 professional associations, 2 from large healthcare systems, 2 from insurance companies, the Veterans Health Administration (VA), consultants, equipment/services providers and others for a […]

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ASPHP Featured in Joint Commission Environment of Care July Publication

The July issue of the Environment of Care® News contains “Lifted Up,” an article on Safe Patient Handling which included excerpts from interviews with a few of our Certificants.  The  article is reprinted from Environment of Care® News, July 2012, Volume 15, Issue 7. Copyright 2012 Joint Commission on Accreditation of  Healthcare Organizations. Used with permission. No part of […]

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ASPHP Featured on Safe Lifting News

The ASPHP is the focus of SafeLiftingPortal.com’s September/October special edition newsletter. Here is a snippet of that newsletter: “Welcome to this Special Issue of Safe Lifting News. As our loyal readers know, this newsletter’s mission has always been to keep everyone informed about what’s happening in the world of safe patient handling and caregiver injury […]

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ASPHP Joins Partnership for Patients

The US government has recently launched the Partnership for Patients: Better Care, Lower Costs, a public-private partnership that will help improve the quality, safety, and affordability of health care for all Americans.  Partnership for Patients brings together leaders of major hospitals, employers, physicians, nurses, and patient advocates along with state and federal governments in a shared […]

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ASPHP Issues Position Statement

The ASPHP Board of Directors recently developed a position statement regarding restoring the MSD column to the OSHA 300 log.  Please read our submission to OSHA: ASPHP Position Statement – OSHA June 2011

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Association Beginnings!

The ASPHP was launched successfully at the 11th Annual Safe Patient Handling Conference amid great enthusiasm for its Mission! Our Board Members were available to assist with booth duty – everyone receiving great feedback from the attendees regarding Association membership and the Certification program. We would like to thank everyone for their terrific reception and […]

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