Fall Prevention

September 22, 2021

Medical professionals play a critical role in identifying persons at risk for falls.  However, despite general knowledge of fall prevention protocols, falls continue to occur, and adults aged 65 and older are the highest risk.  Physicians and nurses have an opportunity to identify the risk factors associated with falling and implement preventative methods to educate patients, families, and caregivers. 

Target Audience

Nurses

Stroke Coordinators

Neurologists

Physical therapists

Learning Objectives

Learners will be able to

  • recognize the risk factors and causes of falling
  • identify the short-term and long-term consequences of falling
  • summarize tips to prevent falls
Course summary
Course opens: 
08/16/2021
Course expires: 
09/22/2021
Event starts: 
09/22/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
09/22/2021 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
0
Course Director(s)

Vahid Behravan, M.D.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Planner(s)

Caitlyn Boyd, MHA, MSN, RN, CPHQ

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Speaker(s)

Debra Orringer, MS, ACE-MES, ACSM-CEP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

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