Nursing CPD Institute

Falls Management and Prevention

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 03 February 2021
In this session we will review falls risk, assessment, prevention strategies, and post falls management.

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“Review falls risk, assessment, prevention strategies, and post-fall management”

Course Content

Falls and falls-related injuries cause significant morbidity and mortality in older people. Institutional settings – be that hospital or aged care facility- are associated with higher incidences of falls due to multiple factors – the health status of the client, the unfamiliar environment, and the demands of institutional routines.

In this session, we will review falls risk, assessment, prevention strategies, and post-fall management.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Gain an understanding of falls risk in the elderly population
  • Explore falls assessment tools
  • Investigate a number of falls prevention strategies
  • Review post falls management protocols
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