April 29, 2022

May 11, 2022 – Creating Sustainable Safe Patient Handling and Violence Prevention Programs in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Worker and Patient Safety

Presented live May 11, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Manual patient handling and workplace violence are 2 of the leading causes of injuries to healthcare workers in the US. In fact, they account for over 50% of the injuries with days away from work and approximately 50% of worker compensation costs to […]

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April 14, 2022

April 27, 2022 – Challenging Safe Patient Mobilization Clinical Case Scenarios: Live interactive discussion

Presented live April 27, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This webinar will include a combination of video and live scenarios, which we will discuss live in this interactive webinar format. We will include mobility goals for the applied scenarios, mobility screening and decision-making for choice of equipment used to achieve mobility goal […]

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March 29, 2022

May 4, 2022 – Professional SPHM Certification: Taking the Next Step

Presented live May 4th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Are you interested in becoming certified in SPHM and looking for assistance navigating the process and completing your application? Are you certified already, but have questions about what you need to maintain your certification. Do you have questions about the CSPHC and CSPHP […]

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March 28, 2022

April 13, 2022 – Highlights from the “2022 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Event”

Presented live April 13th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This webinar provides the most up-to-date science and patient handling tips presented at the 2022 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Education Event held on March 9, 2022. If you couldn’t attend the Event this is the webinar for you! Objectives – After this session, […]

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February 27, 2022

March 16, 2022 – Forget Me Not: Safe patient handling in decedent care areas

Presented live March 16, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Healthcare workers have a duty to provide safe, respectful care for all patients in all care settings and the application of safe patient handling (SPH) principles does not end when patients pass away. The morgue and autopsy suite have unique SPH considerations. In […]

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January 20, 2022

February 9, 2022 – The Reality of SPHM Policies & Programs Across U.S. Hospitals

Presented live February 9th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will review SPHM activity & injury data collected using a series of face-to-face interviews with 1,328 hospital nurses across 49 hospitals between 2015 and 2017. Knowledge and application of SPHM policies were also reviewed. Attendees will learn the benefits and application […]

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December 24, 2021

January 19, 2022 – Safe Patient Handling Approach to Falls – Encouraging team member safety in response to complex patient handling tasks

Presented live January 19th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Patient falls and patient handling injuries are widely researched topics and challenges faced globally in healthcare. In response to an increase in falls among patients, an interdisciplinary team with administrative support, created and implemented a response activation to falls. With the integration of […]

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January 12, 2022 – Innovation and Strategies for SPHM Training

Presented live January 12th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview VA ran multiple training and innovation events during the pandemic that would have ordinarily been done in person and hands on. We used a variety of methods ranging from pre-recorded video scenarios to a version with hands-on homework and a version with a […]

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November 17, 2021

December 8, 2021 – In Step with Our Patient: Our Continued Quest to Keep Patients Active and Safe

Presented live December 8th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Hospitalized patients admitted to non-ICU settings are at risk for hospital-acquired physical impairments affecting their activities of daily living. Evidence suggests that applying structured quality improvement strategies help improve patient mobility scores and make a difference in patient length of stay, re-admission, transfers […]

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September 30, 2021

November 17, 2021 – 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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