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NYSPFP Worker Safety Webinar: Safe Patient Handling for the Bariatric Population

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
On December 12, NYSPFP will host the second of a two-part webinar series on Safe Patient Handling (SPH) for Special Populations. This event will focus on enhanced patient care and staff safety for the treatment and handling of patients in the bariatric population. The featured speaker will discuss the challenges, physical demands, patient assessments, and SPH solutions that providers must face and utilize for the treatment of bariatric patients.


Arlette Loeser, Director of Ergonomics, Injury Prevention and Accommodation at Mount Sinai Hospital

How to join the Webconference

(Begin logging in 15 minutes prior to start time)

2. Complete the registration questions and click “Submit.”
3. Audio- Once you are logged in, a pop-up box will appear.

Select your audio connection preference from the three options.
If you would like to change audio preference after you have made your selection, please click the icon to bring up the dial-in information.
Participating in the Audio Only:
 Dial: 1-800-832-0736
 Conference Room Number: *3933077#

Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages frontline staff and physicians, hospital leaders, managers, SPH professionals and champions, unit-based safety champions, nurses, physical therapists, unit-care technicians, environmental services, procurement, quality improvement leaders, members of the SPH committee, and employee health/human resources staff to join this webinar.

Who To Contact

If you have questions about the webconference, please contact your NYSPFP Project Manager. If you experience difficulty logging in the day of the event, please contact Registration Support at (518) 431-7867.

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