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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

March 2 – 5, 2020 Town and Country, San Diego, CA SAVE THE DATE! Conference Official Site More information coming soon. 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 and […]

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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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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 All seats are sold. Please contact ASPHP Headquarters at info@asphp.org if you want to add to the waiting list.  Movement Matters “Apply neuroplasticity and exercise dosing principles for your […]

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ASPHP Live Webinar

S31 Support Surface Standards: Spanning the Boundary of SPH & PIP at the Patient Interface Presented Live: October 9th, 2019 This webinar will describe the new standardized test protocols for performance evaluation of support surfaces, with an explanation of how these standards can be applied to the selection of SPHM devices at the patient bedside. […]

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Upcoming ASPHP Webinars

August 14, 2019, 2pm – 3pm ET The Importance of Achieving Competence in SPHM Education September 11, 2019 2pm – 3 pm ET Integrating SPHM into Student Curriculum October 9, 2019 2pm – 3pm ET S31 Support Surface Standards SPH & PIP at the Patient Interface • Cost: $25/webinar for ASPHP members, $75/webinar for non-members […]

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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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