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: Beyond the Lecture: Practical Tools When Training the Adult Learner

Presented live June 17th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Why is it that in the twenty-first century most healthcare education uses learning methods that are decades old? This poster outlines ways SPHM trainers can engage the adult learner using the most innovative and effective tools to support SPHM training across disciplines and […]

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Live Webinar: What can we learn from organizational culture research to engage facilities in SPHM?

Presented live June 10th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation looks at the research on Organizational Culture and the cultural dimensions necessary for sustaining healthy organizational culture. Ten cultural dimensions will be explored as a foundation for evaluating the necessary elements in successful safe patient handling and mobility programming. The presentation […]

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Live Webinar: Bringing Life to a System-wide Early Mobility Clinical Practice: Concept to Implementation Through Intradisciplinary Partnerships

Presented live May 13th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will demonstrate how to build and support a system wide implementation to improve the safe early mobility clinical practice on every level. First, we must define the vision of an engaged and sustained early mobility program and then recognize barriers and […]

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Live Webinar: The Effects of an Automatic Patient Repositioner (APR) on an OB Unit

Presented live April 8th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation ties patient and staff improved outcomes related to the use of an Automatic Patient Repositioner (APR). Very little research has been done on Safe Patient Handling in the Obstetric world. Repositioning upward in bed is the number one injury to staff […]

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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

The Effects of an Automatic Patient Repositioner (APR) on an OB Unit Presented Live: April 8th, 2020 This presentation ties patient and staff improved outcomes related to the use of an Automatic Patient Repositioner (APR). Very little research has been done on Safe Patient Handling in the Obstetric world. Repositioning upward in bed is 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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