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ASPHP Live Webinar

Moving the Heart of the Frontline – Building a Case for SPHM Sustainability Mar 13, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Meet the Speaker Rhonda Turner, RN, MSN-LD, CSPHA Rhonda Turner has been in healthcare for 33 years with 28 years of her career as a CNA. She acquired her BSN in 2014 and […]

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Upcoming ASPHP Webinars

Date: April 17, 2019, 2pm ET Title: Advanced ROI calculator for Safety Programs Presenters: Ed Hall, MS, CSP, CSPHP and Simon Mawer Date: May 8, 2019, 2pm ET Title: Assessing the Data to Create Change Presenter: Scott Cormier Date: June 12, 2019, 2pm ET Title: Cleaning up your Laundry Process in a High Reliability Framework […]

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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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Association Beginnings!

The ASPHP was launched successfully at the 11th Annual Safe Patient Handling Conference amid great enthusiasm for its Mission! Our Board Members were available to assist with booth duty – everyone receiving great feedback from the attendees regarding Association membership and the Certification program. We would like to thank everyone for their terrific reception and […]

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