November 18, 2020

Live Webinar: Obesity, COVID-19 and SPHM

Presented live December 9th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Patients and residents who have morbid obesity are at greater risk for developing COVID-19, they typically have a more complex course of treatment and recovery can be prolonged. The risk of patient and worker injury are profound not only because of the many […]

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October 25, 2020

2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Education Event

Mindful SPHM Design Celebrating 10 Years Serving YOU! SAVE THE DATE! March  5, 2021 Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend the 2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Educational Event. With your safety in mind, we will provide many updates in technology, resources, and evidence-based research through a virtual format. This fast-paced, 5-hour Event will […]

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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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March 29, 2019

ASPHP Live Webinar

Obesity, COVID-19 and SPHM Presented Live: December 9thth, 2020 Patients and residents who have morbid obesity are at greater risk for developing COVID-19, they typically have a more complex course of treatment and recovery can be prolonged. The risk of patient and worker injury are profound not only because of the many challenges in positioning […]

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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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October 11, 2011

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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