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Fall Prevention Among the Elderly - CE151-60
Fall Prevention Among the Elderly
CE151-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Carol Anne Weiss, RN, MSN, NP-C and Arlene Orhon Jech, RN, BSN
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Objectives:
The goal of this continuing education program is to improve nurses', physical therapists' and occupational therapists' ability to identify and minimize risk factors for falls in the elderly and reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the major physical, psychological and environmental risk factors for falls in the elderly
  • List measures that can prevent falls in home, hospital and long-term care settings
  • Conduct a thorough evaluation after a fall

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, physical therapists and occupational therapists.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/20/2016

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