Archived Webinars

Recorded May 28th, 2020 Overview This webinar addresses organizational and clinical SPHM implications in the current COVID – 19 global pandemic. A panel of experts will discuss specific ways to perform patient handling tasks such as pronation and other handling activities, mobility and infectious patient, and communication strategies necessary to keep workers and patients/residents safe […]

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Recorded May 14th, 2020 Overview This webinar addresses organizational and clinical SPHM implications in the current COVID – 19 global pandemic. A panel of experts will discuss specific ways to perform patient handling tasks such as pronation and other handling activities, mobility and infectious patient, and communication strategies necessary to keep workers and patients/residents safe […]

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The all-new SPHM COVID-19 Webinar Series, featuring discussion by clinical, organizational, and financial experts. (FREE for ASPHP members. FREE until 7-15-2020 for non-members.) – Learn how to integrate SPHM into a safe, quality, financially-sound response to the COVID-19 pandemic across the plan of care. Recorded Webinar: SPHM in the COVID – 19 Pandemic – One […]

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Presented live March 25th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern FREE to Members Overview This webinar provides the most up-to-date science and patient handling tips presented at the 2020 ASPHP National SPHM Education Event held in San Diego CA March 2 – 5, 2020. If you couldn’t attend the Event or couldn’t attend all […]

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Presented live August 12th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The goal for this project was to engage staff in the importance of mobilizing their patients. We needed to come up with something easy on they eyes, one page, and easy to understand for all clinical and non-clinical staff to understand. We gathered […]

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Presented live June 17th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Why is it that in the twenty-first century most healthcare education uses learning methods that are decades old? This poster outlines ways SPHM trainers can engage the adult learner using the most innovative and effective tools to support SPHM training across disciplines and […]

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Presented live July 8th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Despite prevention strategies, patient falls continue to have an impact on the healthcare system. The Joint Commission Standard IPSG.6 and IPSG.6.1 require hospitals to reduce the risk of falls for inpatient and outpatient settings. This presentation focuses on two conditions (peripheral neuropathy and […]

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Presented live June 10th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation looks at the research on Organizational Culture and the cultural dimensions necessary for sustaining healthy organizational culture. Ten cultural dimensions will be explored as a foundation for evaluating the necessary elements in successful safe patient handling and mobility programming. The presentation […]

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Presented live May 13th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will demonstrate how to build and support a system wide implementation to improve the safe early mobility clinical practice on every level. First, we must define the vision of an engaged and sustained early mobility program and then recognize barriers and […]

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Presented live April 8th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation ties patient and staff improved outcomes related to the use of an Automatic Patient Repositioner (APR). Very little research has been done on Safe Patient Handling in the Obstetric world. Repositioning upward in bed is the number one injury to staff […]

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Presented live March 11th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview In this presentation the presenter will describe the purpose and expected outcomes of implementing the BMAT. BMAT is a validated nursing mobility assessment. BMAT reduces variation in care, promotes SPHM and improved safe patient mobility. Many legislated states require the implementation of a […]

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Presented live February 12th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The importance of maintaining a healthy workforce so they are able to handle patients every day is essential. In a recent study by Yi et al. 2015, work‐related fatigue, work conditions, and health explained 65% of the variance in new nurses’ intent to […]

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Presented live January 8th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Patient handling injuries occur at high rates for physical and occupational therapists, as well as other patient care providers including, but not limited to, nurses, patient support assistants, transport staff, and radiology technicians. Physical and occupational therapists perform patient handling tasks including transferring, […]

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Presented live December 11th, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This session will use video case studies to educate attendees about how to maximize patient mobility with an interdisciplinary team including PT, OT and Nursing. SPHM technology allows us to improve mobility that will enhance patient outcomes and reduce employee injury risk. This […]

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Presented live November 13th, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Morbid obesity is on the rise and that brings special considerations in caring for patients of size to the forefront. There must be a proactive stance through utilizing the 8 ANA SPHM standards to build a strong SPHM program . This is followed […]

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Presented live October 9th, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This webinar will describe the new standardized test protocols for performance evaluation of support surfaces, with an explanation of how these standards can be applied to the selection of SPHM devices at the patient bedside. The clinical relevance of this process will be […]

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Presented live September 11, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Objectives – After this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the current state of SPHM in education across disciplines Describe 3 identified barriers to including SPHM content in Graduate level curriculum Compare student perceived exertion between manually assisted and device-assisted techniques in […]

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Presented live August 14, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview One of the key components to ensuring that a SPHM program is successful is competence; but what does this mean in relation to SPHM education and training? Having staff that are well-versed in the basic functions of SPHM technology does not equate to […]

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Presented live July 10, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Slings are an essential component of any successful SPHM program and reusable slings are better for the environment, provide more sling options and significantly reduce the ongoing costs of SPHM programs when managed properly. However, slings get lost, pars are often low and […]

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Presented live June 12, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Slings are an essential component of any successful SPHM program and reusable slings are better for the environment. Reusable slings provide more options and significantly enhance the SPHM program by providing multiple applications for improving patient outcomes. Most SPHM champions are unaware of […]

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Presented live April 17, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Recorded version available below for purchase. Overview Review an Excel created tool that has been set up just for ROI calculations for Safe Patient Handling Programs. The course will review inputs and how to find them in the organization and will focus on items […]

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Moving the Heart of the Frontline – Building a Case for SPHM Sustainability

Presented by Rhonda Turner, RN, MSN-LD, CSPHA
Recorded on Mar 13, 2019

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The OR: The Last Frontier for Safe Patient Handling

Presented by Mary Ogg, MSN, RN, CNOR
Recorded on Feb 13 2019

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

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

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Shiftwork, Fatigue and the Impact on Patient Handling Injuries

Presented by: George Brogmus, MS, CPE (Certified Professional Ergonomist)
Recorded on Dec 12, 2018

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The NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience: The Role of SPHM

Presented by: Colin J, Brigham, CIH, CSP, CPE, CPEA, CSPHP, FAIHA and Charlee M. Alexander, BA
Recorded on Nov 14, 2018

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New and Emerging Bariatric Population – Exploring care for the individual weighing greater than 650 pounds

Presented by: Susan Gallagher PhD, RN
Recorded on Oct 10, 2018

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Safe Patient Handling and Falls Prevention: Reducing Risk Through Evidence Based Interventions

Presented by: Susan L. Salsbury BS, OTR/L, CDMS, CSPHP
Recorded on Sept 12, 2018

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OR Injuries: Avoiding the Physical and Financial Pain

Presented by: Miki Patterson, PhD, APRN, RNFA, ONP
Recorded on Aug 8, 2018

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Benchmarking the SPHM Program

Presented by: Esther Murray, RN, MSN, COHN-S, CSPHP
Recorded on July 13, 2018

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