Live Webinar: Almost LIVE for 2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event

Presented live March 25th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This webinar provides the most up-to-date science and patient handling tips presented at the 2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event held in San Diego CA March 2 – 5, 2020. If you couldn’t attend the Event or couldn’t attend all the workshops, this […]

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Live 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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ASPHP SPHM Advocacy Award

ASPHP 2020 SPHM Advocacy Award The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual who has demonstrated efforts and/or results to promote universal safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM). Someone who has  made a meaningful impact in a short time through dedicated service and results, or one who has striven diligently for years to […]

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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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ASPHP Live Webinar

Almost LIVE for 2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event Presented Live: March 25th, 2020 This webinar provides the most up-to-date science and patient handling tips presented at the 2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event held in San Diego CA March 2 – 5, 2020. If you couldn’t attend the Event or couldn’t attend all the […]

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Upcoming ASPHP Webinars

November 13, 2019 2pm – 3pm ET The Journey of Caring for Patient of Size, Admit to Discharge • Cost: $25/webinar for ASPHP members, $75/webinar for non-members • Attendees receive 1 Contact Hour per webinar (CA Board of Nursing) NEW ASPHP BENEFIT:  Webinars at No Cost to Members A new benefit with ASPHP membership is […]

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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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