SPHM Training Requirements

SPHM Training is required for all UCSF staff who have job duties that require providing patients with physical assistance.  

There are two required components of SPHM Training:
1) Safe Patient Handling Module 1.0 - Online training; must be completed at hire and annually
2) Equipment training on all lift equipment in your work area; must be completed at hire, annually, when new equipment is introduced, and when you transfer to an area with different equipment.

Safe Patient Handling Class Workflow

Elective SPH Trainings

The following classes are offered by the SPH program.  Click the link for more information about the class and the recommended audience.  

Training Registration

Equipment Competency & Course Overview

The UCSF SPHM Program developed standardized curriculum for each minimal lift equipment and sling.  The course content and competency evaluation forms are available upon request through MCSS Help Desk>SPH. 

Equipment Training Request







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