{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Saving Our Backs: Safe Patient Handling and Mobility for Home Care

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the options for safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) programs that reduce the risk of injury in home healthcare.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the incidence and risk factors for injury among practitioners in home healthcare.
  2. Recognize barriers and misconceptions regarding SPHM programs, and strategies to promote their implementation.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.9 CH
  • DC - BON 1.9 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: HHCN0714
Published: Jul/Aug 2014
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Audrey Beauvais, DNP, MBA, CNL, RN; Lenore Frost, PhD, OTR/L, CHT
Categories: Home Health Care , Safety
Specialties: Home Health