Presented by: Tongela Miller, Ashley Locklear and Jordon Zirlott
Examine how a new approach to educating can influence the day to day routine of caregivers and effectively change the culture of an institution. Look at the SmartMOVES program as an example of effective integration into the culture.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15826, for 1 contact hour.
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September 7 – 10
Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Description: This conference will provide participants with cutting edge research, best practices, and lessons learned in safe patient handling and patient fall and fall injury prevention. This conference includes diverse learning opportunities, including plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, workshops, “hands on” practice sessions, and a large exhibit hall with new and emerging technologies. Innovations will be presented addressing such topics as safety legislation, practice tips, technology solutions, effective training techniques, successful organizational strategies, and building a business case.
Audience: This conference is designed to meet the needs of direct health care providers, managers, administrators, risk managers, educators, industrial hygienists/safety professionals, and researchers of any discipline who are interested in advancing safety for patients and caregivers. To meet the needs of a diverse audience, focused tracks have been established for: Special Topics in SPHM; SPHM in Special Settings and Populations; Program Implementation and Sustainability; Falls, Pressure Ulcers and Mobility; Special Novice Track.
Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the participant should be able to: 1. Evaluate technological solutions for safe patient handling and falls management. 2. Differentiate ergonomic hazards across patient care settings. 3. Apply best practices for reducing patient handling risks to caregivers. 4. Incorporate best practice for the use of SPHM technologies into rehabilitation strategies to improve function and reduce patient adverse events associated with immobility. 5. Differentiate fall prevention from fall protection. 6. Examine the state of science related to patient falls. 7. Segment vulnerable populations at greatest risk for injury.
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The Regional Networking Event to be held in Pensacola, Florida on October 26th had been canceled.
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