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.