September 30, 2021

Archived Webinar: Not All Air Friction Reduction Devices are Created Equal: The process we went through to select a product for our Health System.

Presented live November 17th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Our Health System needed a new Friction Reduction Device (FRD) to reduce team member injuries and to mobilize patients in bed with 2 caregivers. Our goal was to find an air FRD (AFRD) that could stay under patients and keep our team members […]

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September 29, 2021

Archived Webinar: SPHM in Clinic and Ambulatory Care

Presented live November 10th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will identify the unique challenges for healthcare workers in ambulatory care settings related to adhering to Safe Patient Handling & Mobility (SPHM) practices. Many times awareness and access to resources may be different than hospital based SPHM Programming, this presentation will […]

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September 24, 2021

Archived Webinar: Advancing a Culture of Safety with the Use of Air-Assistive Technologies to Reduce Patient Handling Injuries

Presented live October 27th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will describe one med/surg unit’s path to advancing a culture of safety and a reduction in staff injuries with the use of air-assistive lateral transfer devices (AALTD). Based on best-practices and staff input regarding barriers to usage, a PDSA Model was […]

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September 22, 2021

Archived Webinar: Early Mobility in the ICU and how it Influences Post Intensive Care Syndrome in the Covid-19 Pandemic

Presented live October 13th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview As healthcare workers we have been challenged over the past 18 months by a pandemic that continues to surge. As ICU clinicians, we are hopeful when patients with critical illness survive, and grateful for the interdisciplinary team’s efforts in coordinating the necessary care. […]

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August 20, 2021

Archived Webinar: The Impact of Repositioning Slings on Support Surfaces

Presented live September 15th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Immobility is an intrinsic factor for pressure injury (PI) development. Mobilizing a patient with a repositioning sling and lift ensures safety for the patient and caregiver. A frequent question is whether the repositioning sling can remain under the patient without interfering with the […]

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July 30, 2021

Archived Webinar: Vented Proning Process Improvement: Preventing Harm for Patients and Caregivers

Presented live September 1st, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Prone positioning is an evidence-based clinical practice used to improve oxygenation in patients who require mechanical ventilation for management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Manual proning techniques expose a significant number of staff to injury risk and increases risk of patient skin […]

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July 22, 2021

Archived Webinar – What’s New in SPHM: A look at current research

Presented live July 14th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Staying informed about current trends in research related to SPHM can be challenging for SPHM professional. Many SPHM professionals do not have access to peer review publications and/or the time to conduct literature reviews. The goal of this webinar is to provide an […]

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July 19, 2021

Archived Webinar: Example Ergonomics Projects in Healthcare Environments

Presented live August 11th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Healthcare organizations see ergonomics/human factors expertise as a critical component of operational improvements and both patient and employee services. Objectives – After this session, participants will be able to: Inform attendees of potential scope of ergonomics/human factors expertise in healthcare. Demonstrate ROI in […]

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June 18, 2021

Archived Webinar: The Bedside Mobility Assessment Tool 2.0 Advancing Patient Mobility through SPHM Practices Updates and Explanation of BMAT 2.0

Presented live June 9th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Essentially, every single body system is affected when patients remain immobile, even for short periods of time. When more than one system is compromised, the risk of mortality increases. Until the mid-20th century, bedrest was considered beneficial; staying in bed was seen as […]

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May 27, 2021

Archived Webinar: The Value and Components of Successful SPHM Programming

Presented live June 23rd, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will give guidance to address barriers within SPHM programs and integrate SPHM practices into quality patient initiatives. Objectives – After this session, participants will be able to: Develop an understanding of the SPHM industry. Recognize common barriers to a successful SPHM […]

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