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July 12th, 2023 – ASPHP Webinar: Ethical Considerations in the SPHM World

[FREE to Members] Presented and recorded live July 12th, 2023 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern


SPHM teams face ethical dilemmas each day. This webinar discusses classic theories pertaining to ethics and ethical decision making, and some of the current theories that address today’s ethical dilemmas. A case-based approach is used to set examples of ethical problem solving in healthcare settings, particularly issues of safe patient handling and mobility 

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

  • Identify basic ethical theory  
  • Describe ethical theory that supports human dignity and respect  
  • Explain steps to protect vulnerable and underserved populations 

Meet the Speaker

Susan Gallagher, PhD, MA, MSN, RN, CBN, CSPHP
Susan Gallagher earned a Masters’ Degree in Nursing: Advanced Practice WOC Nursing from University of Southern California in 1995. She holds a Masters’ Degree in Religion and Social Ethics, and a PhD in Policy Ethics from University of Southern California. Dr Gallagher is certified in Bariatric Nursing and is a Certified Safe Patient Handling Professional. She is past-President of the Association for Safe Patient Handling Professionals, Associate Editor for Workplace Health and Safety (AAOHN), has served on a number of international boards and is a recognized speaker on skin and wound care, outcomes, bariatrics, ethics, risk and loss control across the globe. Susan is the author of more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, books and book chapters, including the ANA Implementation Guide to SPHM Standards, Bariatric SPHM and more..


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

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