Categories: Archived Webinars
November 9th, 2022 – The Map to Sustainability for Safe Patient Handling & Mobility
Presented and recorded live November 9th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern
Safe Patient Handling & Mobility programs vary tremendously in their structure within healthcare organizations. There are many different options to format this work. Some organizations have dedicated FTEs to this body of work while others do not. What is key to success and sustainability is ensuring that all stakeholders are empowered and engaged in the program. This webinar will discuss the stakeholders needed to ensure program success and how to create empowerment and engagement of these professionals to ensure an environment that promotes safe patients and caregivers throughout the mobility process.
Objectives – After this session, participants will be able to:
- Identify key stakeholders for a sustainable SPHM program.
- Identify tactics to drive accountability of SPHM stakeholders.
- Identify goals to engage stakeholders
Meet the Speaker
Nancy McGann PT, CSPHP, CPPS
Nancy McGann is the Region Manager for Caregiver Safety in the Quality and Safety Department of Intermountain Health where she has worked for 16 years. Prior to her current role, she was the System Manager of Ergonomics and Safe Patient Handling. She has worked as a therapist and ergonomic consultant in industry and healthcare for the past 33 years. Nancy oversees caregiver safety and patient mobility programs for the Peak’s Region Hospitals and Ambulatory Centers. She is on the board of directors of the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals and has spoken nationally for the past 13 years in this area. Her passion is protecting both caregivers and patients while facilitating mobility to provide the highest quality of care.