SPHM Certification

Advance your career by becoming SPHM certified!

In today’s increasingly complex healthcare environment, credentials are a valuable asset to ensure the experience and knowledge of a SPHM professional.  SPHM certification is designed for those professionals seeking greater understanding of the field and who have a desire to become proficient enough to lead or participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of successful and sustainable SPHM programs.

The Certified Safe Patient Handling Professionals™ is proud to be the standard-bearer of the SPHM profession.  We offer three levels of SPHM certification:  CSPHA, CSPHC, and CSPHP.  Current certificants include bedside caregivers, licensed clinicians, healthcare administrators, safety and health professionals, ergonomists, consultants, and risk-management professionals that are passionate about what they do.  All of these individuals share one common goal:  keeping caregivers, patients and residents safe.

If you are interested in pursuing professional SPHM certification, please download and review our Certification Handbook.  This invaluable resource contains all information relevant to the certification application process, including but not limited to, certification requirements; fees; and examination review.

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Our certification Mentor Program was designed to offer the guidance needed to apply for certification. Mentors are available for all certification levels.

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