April 20, 2021

Live Webinar: Practical Applications of Ergonomics in Patient Handling

Presented live May 12th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The presentation will discuss ergonomics, body mechanics and effects of positioning on risk of injury. With this information at hand, patient handling scenarios will be presented with examples of both awkward and good posturing. Objectives – After this session, participants will be able […]

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March 3, 2021

Archived Webinar: Professional SPHM Certification: Taking the Next Step

Presented live April 7th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The CSPHP thanks everyone for attending our Certification Panel Presentation during the ASPHP Virtual Event. We answered frequently-asked questions and explained the personal and organizational benefits of SPHM certification. Ready to get started or want more details? Here’s how: Connect with a Mentor […]

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February 26, 2021

Teresa Boynton-NBCOT Award

Feb 2021 National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Announces Recipients for the First-Ever Innovation Award Congratulations to Teresa Boynton, recipient of the NBCOT Innovation Award! NBCOT launched the Innovation and Impact Awards in 2020 to publicly recognize the exceptional work Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) certificants do in […]

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October 25, 2020

2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Education Event

Announcing our ASPHP National Education Event Poster Award Winners In March 2021, the ASPHP hosted a virtual National Education Event with over 1000 attendees from around the world. Included in this event was a peer-reviewed poster presentation session that included 17 posters covering a wide range of topics in the field of Safe Patient Handling […]

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October 13, 2020

ASPHP SPHM Advocacy Award

ASPHP  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 make […]

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July 27, 2020

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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May 28, 2020

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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May 14, 2020

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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July 31, 2012

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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June 27, 2012

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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