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Evidence and Resources to Prevent Falls and Improve Balance for Older Adults in the Home and Beyond

Course: #4477Level: Introductory 2 Hours
Live WebinarFri, Aug 26, 2022 at 10:00 am EDT

This course will present the most up-to-date evidence on the etiology of falls among older adults, assessment of fall risk, and interventions to improve balance. Beyond that, a holistic approach to the individual and their environment(s) as well as resources to decrease fall risk and enable aging in place will be presented

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Live Webinar

Fri, Aug 26, 2022 at 10:00 am EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify three screening tools and assessments to assess multifactorial fall risk for older adults.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify five factors that increase fall risk among older adults.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to develop a treatment plan to decrease fall risk and improve balance for older adults.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to consider the needs of the older adult when identifying external resources available to decrease falls risk and promote quality of life and aging in place.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-60 Minutes Multifactorial falls risk screening and assessments
60-100 Minutes Interventions to decrease fall risk
100-115 Minutes Beyond homecare and the home – facilitating continued falls prevention
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: The presentation/views provided in the presentation are solely from Jennifer Vincenzo. They do not necessarily represent the views of the groups and roles she serves.
Financial Disclosures: Dr. Vincenzo discloses that she owns J.L. Vincenzo consulting, LLC, and receives remuneration for professional consulting for educational programs and falls prevention. She also serves as an expert witness for legal cases. She received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial disclosures: Dr. Vincenzo may present some of the research that she has published but will not receive financial compensation for the presentation of this research.


Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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