Supplemental Course - Falls
Provides evidence-based strategies for the assessment of fall risk and prevention of falls among community-dwelling older adults.
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Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- Describe the significance of falls for the health of older adults
- Identify evidence-based guidelines for the assessment and management of fall risk in community-dwelling vulnerable older adults
- Discuss strategies for coaching patients and caregivers to adopt appropriate evidence-based health behaviors and changes in lifestyle
Maria Cvach, MS, RN