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ASPHP, Who do you mask for?

The ASPHP Board of Directors are partnering to help flatten the curve. Here are a few our our reasons as to why and who we masks for. Share your picture and reason on any one of our Social Media sites…FB, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Visit ASPHP.ORG for excellent COVID-19 resources and information.

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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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Archived Webinar: SPHM in the COVID – 19 Pandemic -1

Recorded May 14th, 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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Live Webinar: Mobility in 1 Page

Presented live August 12th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The goal for this project was to engage staff in the importance of mobilizing their patients. We needed to come up with something easy on they eyes, one page, and easy to understand for all clinical and non-clinical staff to understand. We gathered […]

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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

Peripheral Neuropathy and Steroid Myopathy: how can we prevent falls? Presented Live: July 8th, 2020 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 […]

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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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