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ASPHP Board of Directors Election

ASPHP is requesting nomination of candidates for the 2020 Board of Directors election. Two (2) seats will be vacated in March 2020. We are looking for passionate, committed SPHM practitioners to help move our organization forward as it strives to help achieve universal SPHM. Our efforts make an impact in our places of work with […]

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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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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 Event Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

Exhibit in San Diego at ASPHP National SPHM Education Event March 2 – 5, 2020 San Diego, CA You are Invited to Exhibit at The first Annual ASPHP National SPHM Education Event March 2020 in San Diego, CA. This event is offering an all-new approach for you to meet new customers and spotlight your patient […]

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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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ASPHP Live Webinar

The Journey of Caring for Patient of Size, Admit to Discharge Presented Live: November 13th, 2019 Morbid obesity is on the rise and that brings special considerations in caring for patients of size to the forefront. There must be a proactive stance through utilizing the 8 ANA SPHM standards to build a strong SPHM program […]

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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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