Webinars

January 11th, 2023 – The SPHM Unsung Heroes

Presented and recorded live January 11th, 2023 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview Does your organization struggle with buy-in and support to utilize the lift equipment? Are your nursing injuries on the rise? Are you having any difficulty with sustaining your SPHM program due to high staff turnover? If you answered yes to […]

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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 Overview 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 […]

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December 14th, 2022 – Evaluating your SPHM program. How to focus your energy where it is most needed for program success and sustainability

Presented and recorded live December 14th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview One of the ANA interprofessional standards is program evaluation but where do you start? In this webinar, we will share the key elements of a comprehensive SPHM program evaluation and will share tools and templates for you to use in […]

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September 14th, 2022 – The OR: the Last Frontier for Safe Patient Handling

FREE for ASPHP Members September 14th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview The perioperative setting poses unique challenges related to the provision of patient care and completion of procedure-related tasks. This highly technical environment is equipment intensive and necessitates the lifting and moving of patients, and heavy supplies and equipment during the […]

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October 12th, 2022 – Bariatrics & SPHM – Practical Strategies from the Front Line

Presented and recorded live October 12th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview Mobilization has been shown to be effective in reducing hospital length of stay, preventing hospital-acquired conditions, and reducing readmissions. However, there are many barriers to the mobilization of the bariatric patient population, including fear of injury to the patient and […]

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October 26th, 2022 – Modeling the Return on Investment for SPHM in the ICU

FREE On-Demand Webinar presented and recorded live October 26th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview Strong evidence has shown that Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) reduces patient-handling related injuries among healthcare workers (HCWs). Research also suggests SPHM promotes early mobilization (EM) and helps reduce preventable hospital-acquired complications among intensive care unit […]

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August 17, 2022 – I like pizza! Connecting the mind to mobility to what matters most: Understanding Age-Friendly Care and the 4M framework

Presented live August 17th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview This engaging presentation will demonstrate how to incorporate the IHI-suggested Age-Friendly Care and the 4M framework into a large healthcare system. Dr. Nimit Agarwal will demonstrate how to connect the mind to mobility and to what matters most for each patient supporting […]

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July 13, 2022 – An All-New Approach to the Dashboard

Presented live July 13th, 2022 from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern Overview This webinar features an all new way to look at the dashboard. An expert panel will talk about ways to collect and report workers’ compensation data; locate the rate of manual handling injuries; address patient handling injuries among non-nursing, underserved and vulnerable […]

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June 15, 2022 – Hey, what’s in that suitcase? Innovative Frontline Simulation for Bariatric Floor Rescue and Lessons Learned.

Presented live June 15th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This webinar will be packed full of ideas on how to bring forth meaningful activities to promote empathy while caring for patients of size. We will share how we utilized a bariatric simulation suit to look at space considerations with Medivac, staff education […]

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June 8, 2022 – Fabulous Friction: Creative Ways to Use Friction Reducing Sheets to Promote Neuroplastic Principles

Presented live June 8th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This fun, dynamic presentations will provide some creative ways to use Friction Reducing Sheets to help improve mobility across the spectrum of recovery. Jamie provides a quick overview of Friction and it’s role in movement, both as a friend and a foe. She […]

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May 11, 2022 – Creating Sustainable Safe Patient Handling and Violence Prevention Programs in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Worker and Patient Safety

Presented live May 11, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Manual patient handling and workplace violence are 2 of the leading causes of injuries to healthcare workers in the US. In fact, they account for over 50% of the injuries with days away from work and approximately 50% of worker compensation costs to […]

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April 27, 2022 – Challenging Safe Patient Mobilization Clinical Case Scenarios: Live interactive discussion

Presented live April 27, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This webinar will include a combination of video and live scenarios, which we will discuss live in this interactive webinar format. We will include mobility goals for the applied scenarios, mobility screening and decision-making for choice of equipment used to achieve mobility goal […]

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May 4, 2022 – Professional SPHM Certification: Taking the Next Step

Presented live May 4th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Are you interested in becoming certified in SPHM and looking for assistance navigating the process and completing your application? Are you certified already, but have questions about what you need to maintain your certification. Do you have questions about the CSPHC and CSPHP […]

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April 13, 2022 – Highlights from the “2022 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Event”

Presented live April 13th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This webinar provides the most up-to-date science and patient handling tips presented at the 2022 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Education Event held on March 9, 2022. If you couldn’t attend the Event this is the webinar for you! Objectives – After this session, […]

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March 16, 2022 – Forget Me Not: Safe patient handling in decedent care areas

Presented live March 16, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Healthcare workers have a duty to provide safe, respectful care for all patients in all care settings and the application of safe patient handling (SPH) principles does not end when patients pass away. The morgue and autopsy suite have unique SPH considerations. In […]

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February 9, 2022 – The Reality of SPHM Policies & Programs Across U.S. Hospitals

Presented live February 9th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will review SPHM activity & injury data collected using a series of face-to-face interviews with 1,328 hospital nurses across 49 hospitals between 2015 and 2017. Knowledge and application of SPHM policies were also reviewed. Attendees will learn the benefits and application […]

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January 19, 2022 – Safe Patient Handling Approach to Falls – Encouraging team member safety in response to complex patient handling tasks

Presented live January 19th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Patient falls and patient handling injuries are widely researched topics and challenges faced globally in healthcare. In response to an increase in falls among patients, an interdisciplinary team with administrative support, created and implemented a response activation to falls. With the integration of […]

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January 12, 2022 – Innovation and Strategies for SPHM Training

Presented live January 12th, 2022 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview VA ran multiple training and innovation events during the pandemic that would have ordinarily been done in person and hands on. We used a variety of methods ranging from pre-recorded video scenarios to a version with hands-on homework and a version with a […]

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December 8, 2021 – In Step with Our Patient: Our Continued Quest to Keep Patients Active and Safe

Presented live December 8th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Hospitalized patients admitted to non-ICU settings are at risk for hospital-acquired physical impairments affecting their activities of daily living. Evidence suggests that applying structured quality improvement strategies help improve patient mobility scores and make a difference in patient length of stay, re-admission, transfers […]

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November 17, 2021 – Not All Air Friction Reduction Devices are Created Equal: The process we went through to select a product for our Health System.

Presented live November 17th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Our Health System needed a new Friction Reduction Device (FRD) to reduce team member injuries and to mobilize patients in bed with 2 caregivers. Our goal was to find an air FRD (AFRD) that could stay under patients and keep our team members […]

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November 10, 2021 – SPHM in Clinic and Ambulatory Care

Presented live November 10th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will identify the unique challenges for healthcare workers in ambulatory care settings related to adhering to Safe Patient Handling & Mobility (SPHM) practices. Many times awareness and access to resources may be different than hospital based SPHM Programming, this presentation will […]

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October 27, 2021 – Advancing a Culture of Safety with the Use of Air-Assistive Technologies to Reduce Patient Handling Injuries

Presented live October 27th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will describe one med/surg unit’s path to advancing a culture of safety and a reduction in staff injuries with the use of air-assistive lateral transfer devices (AALTD). Based on best-practices and staff input regarding barriers to usage, a PDSA Model was […]

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October 13, 2021 – Early Mobility in the ICU and how it Influences Post Intensive Care Syndrome in the Covid-19 Pandemic

Presented live October 13th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview As healthcare workers we have been challenged over the past 18 months by a pandemic that continues to surge. As ICU clinicians, we are hopeful when patients with critical illness survive, and grateful for the interdisciplinary team’s efforts in coordinating the necessary care. […]

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September 15, 2021 – The Impact of Repositioning Slings on Support Surfaces

Presented live September 15th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Immobility is an intrinsic factor for pressure injury (PI) development. Mobilizing a patient with a repositioning sling and lift ensures safety for the patient and caregiver. A frequent question is whether the repositioning sling can remain under the patient without interfering with the […]

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September 1, 2021 – Vented Proning Process Improvement: Preventing Harm for Patients and Caregivers

Presented live September 1st, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Prone positioning is an evidence-based clinical practice used to improve oxygenation in patients who require mechanical ventilation for management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Manual proning techniques expose a significant number of staff to injury risk and increases risk of patient skin […]

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July 14, 2021 – What’s New in SPHM: A look at current research

Presented live July 14th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Staying informed about current trends in research related to SPHM can be challenging for SPHM professional. Many SPHM professionals do not have access to peer review publications and/or the time to conduct literature reviews. The goal of this webinar is to provide an […]

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August 11, 2021 – Example Ergonomics Projects in Healthcare Environments

Presented live August 11th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Healthcare organizations see ergonomics/human factors expertise as a critical component of operational improvements and both patient and employee services. Objectives – After this session, participants will be able to: Inform attendees of potential scope of ergonomics/human factors expertise in healthcare. Demonstrate ROI in […]

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June 9, 2021 – The Bedside Mobility Assessment Tool 2.0 Advancing Patient Mobility through SPHM Practices Updates and Explanation of BMAT 2.0

Presented live June 9th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Essentially, every single body system is affected when patients remain immobile, even for short periods of time. When more than one system is compromised, the risk of mortality increases. Until the mid-20th century, bedrest was considered beneficial; staying in bed was seen as […]

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June 23, 2021 – The Value and Components of Successful SPHM Programming

Presented live June 23rd, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will give guidance to address barriers within SPHM programs and integrate SPHM practices into quality patient initiatives. Objectives – After this session, participants will be able to: Develop an understanding of the SPHM industry. Recognize common barriers to a successful SPHM […]

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May 12, 2021 – Practical Applications of Ergonomics in Patient Handling

Presented live May 12th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The presentation will discuss ergonomics, body mechanics and effects of positioning on risk of injury. With this information at hand, patient handling scenarios will be presented with examples of both awkward and good posturing. Objectives – After this session, participants will be able […]

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April 14, 2021 – Highlights from the 2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Event

Presented live April 14th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern FREE to ASPHP members. Overview This webinar provides the most up-to-date science and patient handling tips presented at the 2021 ASPHP National SPHM Virtual Education Event held on March 5, 2021. If you couldn’t attend the Event this is the webinar for you! Objectives […]

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April 7, 2021 – Professional SPHM Certification: Taking the Next Step

Presented live April 7th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview The CSPHP thanks everyone for attending our Certification Panel Presentation during the ASPHP Virtual Event. We answered frequently-asked questions and explained the personal and organizational benefits of SPHM certification. Ready to get started or want more details? Here’s how: Connect with a Mentor […]

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February 10, 2021 – Integrating SPHM Principles into PT and OT Evaluations

Presented live February 10th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This live video presentation will show how to integrate SPHM principles into PT and OT evaluations, using the equipment as part of the eval, to maximize efficiency and productivity, while keeping therapist and patient safe. Demonstration will include OT and PT evaluation components, […]

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March 10, 2021 – What about Benchmarking your SPHM program? Why metrics are important.

Presented live March 10th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview One hour interactive seminar to discuss benchmarking practices for SPHM programs. SPHM success can be measured in many different ways. Why measure the SPHM program? What are the metrics that your facility is desiring to change? What would be the methods of documentation […]

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Webinar Abstract Submission

If you are interested to present a webinar. Please complete the below webinar abstract submission and submit online. Download Webinar Abstract Submission Form Webinar Abstract Online Submission All submissions will be reviewed by ASPHP Education Committee for consideration for a future webinar. Applicants will be notified within four weeks after the submission. Redirecting to Page…

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January 13, 2021 – Safe Patient Handling: A Skilled Nursing Facility’s Perspective

Presented live January 13th, 2021 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Skilled nursing facilties (SNF) bridges the gap between hospital and home. Patients are divided into two categories, long term and short term patients. For long term patients, SNF becomes the permanent solution for patient care. Short term patients on the other hand are […]

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December 9, 2020 – Obesity, COVID-19 and SPHM

Presented live December 9th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Patients and residents who have morbid obesity are at greater risk for developing COVID-19, they typically have a more complex course of treatment and recovery can be prolonged. The risk of patient and worker injury are profound not only because of the many […]

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SPHM COVID-19 webinar series

The all-new SPHM COVID-19 Webinar Series, featuring discussion by clinical, organizational, and financial experts. (FREE for ASPHP members. FREE until December 31, 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 […]

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Archived Webinar

Integrating SPHM Principles into PT and OT Evaluations Presented by: Margaret Arnold PT, CEES, CSPHP Recorded February 10, 2021 Click here for more information. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15826, for 1 contact hour. Safe Patient Handling: A Skilled Nursing Facility’s Perspective Presented by: Marifer V. Espocia Recorded […]

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Archived Webinars

PAGE MOVED TO: https://asphp.org/webinars-education-events/ Please click above link if you are not redirected automatically.   Nationwide Health Care Data Analytics for Benchmarking Your Safe Patient Handling Program FREE to ASPHP members. Presented live May 2, 2019 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Click here for more information.   New and Emerging Bariatric Population – Exploring […]

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