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ASPHP August 2020 Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN August 2020 Guest Column ASPHP Education Committee Susan Salsbury OTR/L CDMS CSPHP As co- chair of the ASPHP Education committee with Margaret Arnold PT, CEES, CSPHP, I am taking the opportunity with this month’s newsletter to share some of the work we have accomplished, future goals of our committee […]

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ASPHP May 2020 Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN May 2020 Guest Column ASPHP – Preventing musculoskeletal injury at home Kelsey L. McCoskey, MS, OTR/L The COVID -19 Pandemic has created stressful and challenging circumstances for nearly everyone. First and foremost, for the clinical and non-clinical heroes on the frontline in our medical facilities, but also for those […]

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ASPHP April 2020 Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN April 2020 Guest Column Tracking COVID-19 Costs for Recovery Edward Hall, MS, CSP, CSPHP, ASPHP President COVID-19 continues to be a top concern for individuals and organizations across the globe. This is especially true for healthcare providers. It has not only caused concern for the well-being of both patients […]

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ASPHP February 2020 Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN February 2020 Guest Column Don’t Forget Falls PreventionRuth Francis, MPH, MCHES In 2015 the American Nurses Association (ANA) marked the 20-year milestone of their work on nurse-sensitive indicator development that resulted in a report card demonstrating the role that nurses play in positive patient outcomes (ANA, 2015). At that […]

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ASPHP Jan 2020 Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN January 2020 Guest Column System Safety Trifecta Susan Salsbury OTR/L, CDMS, CSPHPSystem Manager Disability ServicesOhioHealth Have you ever felt that your healthcare organization is working in silos, duplicating efforts and reworking projects, and being ineffective in making change? My organization decided to battle those common issues by integrating our […]

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ASPHP Dec 2019 Newsletter – Special Edition with Certification Spotlight and Announcement

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN December 2019 Guest Column Something is Missing from Your SPHM Program? Robert Masterman, MSPT, CSPHC Do you ever feel like something is missing from your SPHM program? It may be a lack of support from senior leadership, limited buy in from bedside caregivers or that you have a program […]

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November 2019 Member Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN November 2019 Guest Column What’s happening and vision for the immediate futureStopping the Line: Making Safe Patient Handling Safer in the OR Carina Stanton Mary J. Ogg, MSN, RN, CNOR Here’s an update on activities from a VA perioperative national technical advisory group working to inspire innovative and applicable […]

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October 2019 Member Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN October 2019 Guest Column Employee Engagement: The Key to Safe Patient Handling Program Promotion and Culture Change Asha Roy, OTD, OTR/L, CSPHP, CWcHP, CEAS II, AOEAS, PMEC, LSSWBProgram Manager, Safe Patient Handling and Mobility, Workforce Safety, Northwell Health, NY Employee engagement is a concrete strength that grounds and unites […]

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September 2019 Member Newsletter

Editor: Beth Furlong, PhD, JD, RN September 2019 Guest Column “Take it Outside!” Innovative and Creative uses of Safe Patient Handling and Mobility technologies beyond the traditional in-patient transfer uses of lift devices By Margaret Arnold, PT, CEES, CSPHPCEO, EarlyMobility.com Imagine the possibilities for people with impaired mobility to experience the richness that comes with […]

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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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