January 15, 2021

Live Webinar: Integrating SPHM Principles into PT and OT Evaluations

Presented live February 10th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This live video presentation will show how to integrate SPHM principles into PT and OT evaluations, using the equipment as part of the eval, to maximize efficiency and productivity, while keeping therapist and patient safe. Demonstration will include OT and PT evaluation components, […]

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January 4, 2021

Archived Webinar: Safe Patient Handling: A Skilled Nursing Facility’s Perspective

Presented live January 13th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Skilled nursing facilties (SNF) bridges the gap between hospital and home. Patients are divided into two categories, long term and short term patients. For long term patients, SNF becomes the permanent solution for patient care. Short term patients on the other hand are […]

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November 18, 2020

Archived 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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November 1, 2020

Archived Webinar: Creating Culture Change: The importance of the voice of the employee  

Presented live November 11th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Culture is driven by behaviors and attitudes of employees. Changing culture for Safe Early Mobility (or any program) requires employees to change behaviors. We present a format for effectively soliciting the voice of the employee and for using it to manage change in […]

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October 16, 2020

Archived Webinar: Basic Implementation of your SPHM Program

Presented live October 28th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Join us for this timely panel discussion that describes basic implementation of a SPHM program. The course is designed for those new to SPHM and those interested in validating their current program. You will have an opportunity to share your own successes and […]

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October 14, 2020

Archived Webinar: Challenging SPHM Cases in Critical Care

Presented live October 14th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation highlights 3 critical care cases and the considerations and accommodations that must be made by the interdisciplinary team to successfully incorporate early mobility into their care plans. Communication is key during attempts to mobilize in the Intensive Care Unit and high […]

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September 22, 2020

Archived Webinar: Safe and Respectful Decedent Handling

Presented live September 30th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will review the process of decedent handling in the hospital setting and identify the musculoskeletal injury risks during decedent handling. Risk factors will be examined and ways to control for said will be discussed. This presentation also seeks to highlight the […]

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September 9, 2020

Archived Webinar: Employee Engagement: The Key to Safe Patient Handling Program Promotion and Culture Change

Presented live September 9th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Employee engagement is a concrete strength that grounds and unites the employee with their workplace. Evidence collected by human resource (HR) specialists and researchers has discovered that passionate workers are a productive asset to the team. To have a safe patient handling successfully […]

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August 12, 2020

Archived Webinar: Mobility in 1 Page

Presented live August 12th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The goal for this project was to engage staff in the importance of mobilizing their patients. We needed to come up with something easy on they eyes, one page, and easy to understand for all clinical and non-clinical staff to understand. We gathered […]

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July 8, 2020

Archived Webinar: Peripheral Neuropathy and Steroid Myopathy: how can we prevent falls?

Presented live July 8th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Despite prevention strategies, patient falls continue to have an impact on the healthcare system. The Joint Commission Standard IPSG.6 and IPSG.6.1 require hospitals to reduce the risk of falls for inpatient and outpatient settings. This presentation focuses on two conditions (peripheral neuropathy and […]

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