The Many Facets of Fall Prevention

Course: #1689 Level: Intermediate2 Hours 4 Reviews

Reducing risk for falls is a key facet of practice for clinicians everywhere as our population ages. This presentation will explore the current lines of research on fall prevention along with easy and manageable fall prevention strategies for multiple settings.

Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 hours of General CE Credit from 3-20-15-01-2015-12-31-2016.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkDiscuss age-related changes contributing to falls in older adults
  • checkmarkDistinguish between Intrinsic and Extrinsic risk factors for falls
  • checkmarkIdentify inpatient and outpatients environmental hazards for falls
  • checkmarkList the five most essential components to include in fall prevention programs for patients
  • checkmarkUtilizing evidence-based recommended tests and interventions for fall prevention, develop an individualized fall prevention treatment plan.
  • checkmarkIdentify current significant resources for fall prevention programs

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background and Overview
15-45 Minutes Information on Falls
45-65 Minutes Evidence-based research
65-95 Minutes Application to your practice
95-115 Minutes Techniques and treatment
115-120 Minutes Q&A

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