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Jan 9 2019 Archived Webinar

Education, Training, and Competence for Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) Programs

Presented by: Renee Neidhardt, MSN, RN-BC
Recorded on Jan 9, 2019

The presentation will provide the audience with an overview of the American Nurses Association’s Safe Patient Handling and Mobility: Interprofessional National Standards. A specific focus will be on ANA’s standard five “Establish a system for education, training, and maintaining competence,” and will include implementation of education, training, and competence with examples of best practices, in a large healthcare system.

Renee Neidhardt, MSN, RN-BC
Ms. Renee Neidhardt currently serves as the Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Program Coordinator and Nurse Educator at the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, GA. Over the last ten years, she has served as the Safe Patient Handling Program Coordinator. She has published in the American Nurses Association, American Nurse Today, presented locally, nationally, and internationally on Safe Patient Handling & Mobility program, and is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in Nursing Professional Development.

OBJECTIVES – After this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the eight ANA SPHM Interprofessional National Standards
  2. Identify the ANA standard for SPHM Education, Training, and Competence
  3. Identify Education, Training, and Competence activities within a large healthcare system

Provider approved by the California Board of
Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15826, for 1 contact hour.

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