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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Archived Webinar: 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 Overview The national health care report analyzed $3.0 billion in incurred losses from 50 states covering ten accidnet years. The estimated payroll was $70.3 billion for 2017. The presenters will review relevant data trends on safe patietn handling, aging health […]

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Archived Webinar: Almost Live – Key Updates from the 2019 SPHM & Falls Conference, Orlando FLA

FREE to ASPHP members. Presented live April 24, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The webinar will provide highlights from the 2019 SPHM & Falls conference. Current research findings, successful implementation strategies, new tools and tips and expert recommendations for risk reduction across the continuum of care will be summarized by ASPHP board […]

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ASPHP Live Webinar

With The Right Sling, You Can Do Anything! Presented Live: June 12th, 2019 Slings are an essential component of any successful SPHM program and reusable slings are better for the environment. Reusable slings provide more options and significantly enhance the SPHM program by providing multiple applications for improving patient outcomes. Most SPHM champions are unaware […]

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Upcoming ASPHP Webinars

Date: June 12, 2019, 2pm ET Title: With The Rigth Sling You Can Do Anything Presenter: Ester Murray RN, MSN, COHNs, CSPHP Date: July 10, 2019, 2pm ET Title: Cleaing up Laundry Process in High Reliability Framework Presenters: Nancy McGann, PT and Nicole Hopewell • Cost: $25/webinar for ASPHP members, $75/webinar for non-members • Attendees […]

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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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