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Hill-Rom® Clinical Resource Center

Helping you implement evidence-based programs with connected technologies

Hill-Rom® Clinical Resource Center

Continuing Education

Getting Started with Safe Patient Handling & Mobility - Baylor Scott & White - Grapevine

Live Event


December 11 2019


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central Standard Time


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - 1650 W. College Street Education Department,  Grapevine, Texas76051View in Google Maps

CE Credit Hours


Learning Objectives

Safe Patient Handling 101 (1 Credits)

  • Consider how we lift and move patients today
  • Discuss the risks associated with manual lifting
  • Review how immobility impacts the patient
  • Consider the position of OSHA, legislation, and the American Nurses Association on Safe Patient Handling
  • Assess and apply appropriate solution

The Bedside Mobility Assessment Tool (BMAT) (1 Credits)

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Review complications of immobility and muscle weakness.
  • Consider the benefit of linking fall prevention with SPHM.
  • Introduce the Bedside Mobility Assessment Tool (BMAT).
  • Describe a hypothetical patient case study so providers can gain practice  with implementation of a mobility assessment tool in their care setting.


Nicole Hopewell

Nicole Hopewell, PT, MS, CSPHP is a Safe Patient Handling & Mobility Clinical Consultant with Hillrom. Nicole has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including acute care, outpatient rehab, women's health and acute rehab. Prior to joining Hillrom, Nicole was the Manager of a Physical & Medicine department and the Safe Patient Handling Site Coordinator for a Level 2 trauma center and Stroke Center of Excellence for 12 years. Nicole has extensive real-life experience in the development of a successful Safe Patient Handling program from the ground up, including gaining administrative support, equipment selection & justification, education, developing the right culture and supporting the day-to-day operations of a multi-faceted SPHM program in a busy trauma hospital. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from New York University and her Master of Science in Health Services Administration from Regis University. 

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LIVE EVENT (NOT a Webinar) 

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP08052

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