Atlantic Charter

Atlantic Charter

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Marriott Hotel - Newton, MA 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m


This seminar will provide participants with updated information about SR/PHM standards and legislation, best practices, and lessons learned in safe patient/resident handling and mobility. This seminar will focus primarily on how to develop, implement and sustain an effective SR/PHM program as well as training techniques, organizational culture and building a business case.

The primary focus for this seminar will be fixed acute or long-term care facilities. The target audience is Executive Directors, Administrators, Business Managers, Risk Managers, Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Rehabilitation Therapists, Occupational or Employee Health Directors, Staff Education or associated staff responsible for staff injury prevention or safe resident/patient handling at your organization. Please come prepared to learn and to share any experiences that others may find beneficial.


➢ Business Case for SR/PHM
➢ Standards and Legislative Update
➢ Building a Safe Resident/Patient Handling & Mobility Program
➢ How SRH/SPH Algorithms are necessary to standardize work practices
➢ Establishing a SRH/SPH Culture


Ms. Kathleen Nelson, PT, Ergonomic Specialist, Director Population Health – Signature Healthcare


A select number of vendors will be on hand to discuss and demonstrate safe patient handling equipment and devices during dedicated vendor time as well as during breaks.


(Registration & Continental Breakfast beginning at 8:30 a.m./Light Lunch provided)