Webinars

Mar 14, 2018 Archived Webinar

Learn from Experienced SPHM Practitioners about Managing Challenging SPHM Cases
Presented by: ASPHP Panel
Recorded on March 14, 2018

A panel of experienced SPHM coordinators will present case studies of challenging patient handling situations. The goal of the webinar is to explore the processes and expertise that were utilized to resolve these situations and maintain the safety of caregivers and patients.  Attendees will be better prepared to meet future SPHM challenges when assessing potential program and knowledge gaps within their own organizations and considering solutions utilized by these experienced SPHM leaders.

A panel of experienced SPHM coordinators will present case studies of challenging patient handling situations. The goal of the webinar is to explore the processes and expertise that were utilized to resolve these situations and maintain the safety of caregivers and patients. Attendees will be better prepared to meet future SPHM challenges when assessing potential program and knowledge gaps within their own organizations and considering solutions utilized by these experienced SPHM leaders. 

Panelists:
Patricia Jaworski, OTR/L; SPHM Coordinator; Aurora Healthcare, WI
Sasha M. Latvala, BS, CSPHP; Independent SPHM Consultant & Clinical Educator for Tollos, Inc.; NY
Robert Masterman, MSPT, CSPHC; Physical Therapist III & SPHM Committee Chair; Highland Hospital, NY
Kim Silverman, PT, MS; Supervisor of Acute Care Rehab & SPHM Coordinator; UCONN Health, CT
Diane Wallace, PTA, CEAS; Ergonomic Specialist; Sharp Grossmont Hospital, CA
Yeu-Li Yeung, MS, OT/L, CPE, CSPHP; Patient Care Ergonomics Coordinator; Duke University & Duke Health, NC

Presenter and Moderator:
Patti Wawzyniecki, MS, CSPHP; Safety Programs Manager; HoverTech International, PA 

Objectives

  • Understand potential barriers to safe patient handling from challenging patients and/or complex clinical situations
  • Identify SPHM program and procedure elements that may help ensure safety for caregivers and patients during complex situations
  • List leadership qualities and areas of expertise that may help ensure safety during complex SPHM situations
  • Identify gaps in existing SPHM policies, programs, equipment and knowledge that might hinder maintaining safety when performing patient handling or mobility in complex clinical situations.

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