About Us

The Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals, Inc. (ASPHP) was formed as a non-profit corporation to provide a venue for individuals interested in the science of safe patient handling to share experiences, access education and information, and if they choose, to advance their professional status through a Certification Program based on recognized standards. The membership of the ASPHP works together to build a credentialed profession dedicated to the safety and comfort of caregivers and their patients worldwide.

To improve the safety of caregivers and their patients by advancing the science and practice of safe patient handling.

Mission

To improve the safety of caregivers and their patients by advancing the science and practice of safe patient handling.

Leadership

The ASPHP is governed by a distinguished group of safe patient handling professionals.
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Membership

Membership is open to all persons interested in the practice and profession of safe patient handling, regardless of level of education, profession or position. Membership is affordable and offers educational and networking value.

ASPHP Code of Ethics

STATEMENT

The Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals, Inc. (ASPHP) is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of safe patient handling.  The ASPHP espouses ethical professional standards and, therefore, ASPHP Directors, certificants, and all members are expected to conduct themselves accordingly in the discharge of their professional responsibilities.  The ASPHP acts in compliance with and respect for Association bylaws and 501(c )(3) regulations.

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