Archived Webinars

Archived Webinar – 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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Archived Webinar – 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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Archived Webinar – 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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Archived Webinar – 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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Archived Webinar – 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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Archived Webinar – 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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Archived Webinar – 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar – 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: 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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Archived Webinar: Creating Culture Change: The importance of the voice of the employee  

Presented live November 11th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Culture is driven by behaviors and attitudes of employees. Changing culture for Safe Early Mobility (or any program) requires employees to change behaviors. We present a format for effectively soliciting the voice of the employee and for using it to manage change in […]

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Archived Webinar: Basic Implementation of your SPHM Program

Presented live October 28th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Join us for this timely panel discussion that describes basic implementation of a SPHM program. The course is designed for those new to SPHM and those interested in validating their current program. You will have an opportunity to share your own successes and […]

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Archived Webinar: Challenging SPHM Cases in Critical Care

Presented live October 14th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation highlights 3 critical care cases and the considerations and accommodations that must be made by the interdisciplinary team to successfully incorporate early mobility into their care plans. Communication is key during attempts to mobilize in the Intensive Care Unit and high […]

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Archived Webinar: Safe and Respectful Decedent Handling

Presented live September 30th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview This presentation will review the process of decedent handling in the hospital setting and identify the musculoskeletal injury risks during decedent handling. Risk factors will be examined and ways to control for said will be discussed. This presentation also seeks to highlight the […]

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Archived Webinar: Employee Engagement: The Key to Safe Patient Handling Program Promotion and Culture Change

Presented live September 9th, 2020 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Overview Employee engagement is a concrete strength that grounds and unites the employee with their workplace. Evidence collected by human resource (HR) specialists and researchers has discovered that passionate workers are a productive asset to the team. To have a safe patient handling successfully […]

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Archived Webinar: Mobility in 1 Page

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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Archived Webinar: Peripheral Neuropathy and Steroid Myopathy: how can we prevent falls?

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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Archived Webinar: What can we learn from organizational culture research to engage facilities in SPHM?

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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Archived Webinar: SPHM in the COVID – 19 Pandemic -2

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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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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