Certified Safe Patient Handling Associate

A specialist in safe patient handling and mobility practice who has acquired sufficient field experience and knowledge to support training, education, and the ability to assist leadership in sustainable SPHM programming. This entry-level of experience and knowledge has been verified through documentation of related work experience and education.

Certified Safe Patient Handling Clinician

A licensed healthcare professional who has acquired sufficient SPHM practical experience and knowledge to establish protocols and supervise the direct application of SPHM techniques in all clinical settings that would support a sustainable culture of safety. This level of experience and knowledge has been demonstrated through written examination and verified through documentation of related clinical work experience and education.

Certified Safe Patient Handling Professional

An expert in safe patient handling and mobility who has acquired sufficient knowledge and experience to initiate and administer a comprehensive and sustainable SPHM program at any healthcare organization. This superior level of knowledge and expertise has been demonstrated through written examination, related work experience, and authorship of unique safe patient handling research, program material and/or training information.

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Taking the Next Steps

Learn more about SPHM certification process by clicking on the link to our Webinar entitled: Professional SPHM Certification – Taking the Next Steps

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Everyone should know Certificant Code of Ethics

The CSPHPB requires that all certificants adhere to a professional Code of Ethics in an effort to support the practice of...

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Check out the List of Acceptable Providers

We will provide professional development hours (PDH) to those applicants and certificants who have successfully completed education (e.g. certificate programs, online...

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How to Apply for ASPHP Membership

Join the ASPHP1 and connect with other safe patient handling and mobility professionals. While optional, becoming a member of the Association,...

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