SPH Medical provides all the resources you need to implement and maintain your Safe Patient Handling program, from local onsite consultants, to customized program implementation and follow up and a vast library of educational tools. Here you will find several helpful education documents, a demo video, and our online learning module with a quiz that you can view online. We can also provide a copy of our Learning Module for your own hospital LMS (SCORM compliant).
AORN has recently updated their Safe Patient Handling Guidelines and Toolkit to include the use of AirPowered Lateral Transfer Devices (AirPal) in the OR for lateral transfers and repositioning. Patients weighing more than 73 lbs should be transferred with AirPal.
See attached PowerPoint presentation here:
Hospital results when working with SPH Medical:
* Improved staff morale and efficiency
* Dramatically reduced staff injuries (MSDs) and worker’s compensation costs
* Increased patient comfort and reduced patient anxiety with transfers
* Enhanced infection control in patient handling procedures
* Lower cost
* Safer for patient's skin