for more information regarding our Patient Fall & Injury
Reduction educational program.
Residents living in
skilled nursing facilities experience multiple falls at an average rate of 2.6
falls per person each year. Understanding preventable solutions will make a
significant difference in your patient/resident safety programs.
offers a comprehensive Fall and Injury Prevention education program that
provides insights and solutions that enhance efforts in reducing or eliminating
your patients/residents falls. Our clinics assist participants in identifying
fall risk indicators as well as developing solutions that will reduce further
falls and injury in elderly patients.
The program includes
discussions of current statistics in falls, global financial impact of falls
within the US as well as in the long term care environment. The program also
provides instruction and discussion of key intrinsic and extrinsic indicators
for high fall risk population, preventative measures that are evidence based,
and a lab demonstration of various effective assistive devices on the market.
The course will further review therapeutic interventions that can be
accomplished with the residents, and review case studies.
The course is
approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider #11791 for 4