The Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool (JHFRAT) was developed as part of an evidence-based fall safety initiative.  This risk stratification tool  is highly effective when combined with a comprehensive protocol, and fall-prevention products and  technologies. The JHFRAT is currently being used in hundreds of hospitals worldwide.  Your facility may now purchase a license to use this tool (each facility/hospital within a health system requires a separate license).

The one-time $850 fee includes:

  • License to use it in one facility in electronic and/or paper form
  • PDF file of the tool (to use as a paper document or have embedded into your EHR)
  • PDF file of the Johns Hopkins Fall Prevention Guidelines by Risk Category
  • PDF files for three publications by Johns Hopkins experts about the effectiveness of the tool
    • Poe, SS; Cvach, MM; Gartrell, DG;  Radzik, BR; Joy, TL. "An Evidence-based Approach to Fall Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Management Lessons Learned." J Nurs Care Qual. 2005; 20(2): 107–116.
    • Poe, SS; Cvach, M; Dawson, PB; Straus, H; Hill, EE. "The Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool Postimplementation Evaluation." J Nurs Care Qual. 2007; 22(4): 293–298
    • Poe, SS; Dawson, PB; Cvach, M; Burnett, M; Kumble, S; Lewis, M; Thompson, CB; Hill, EE. “The Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool: A Study of Reliability and Validity.” J Nurs Qual. 2017; 00(00): 1-10.
  • Unlimited access for your hospital's staff to the online course describing its use.

One-page summary to share with your colleagues

Please begin this process by completing and submitting this form.  After reviewing your information, we will email you a link from which you may access and/or download the items described above.

For your careful review: Legal terms and conditions

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