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Falls and Fractures

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Description

This course covers the following topics:

  • Falls and Fractures
  • How Serious is the Problem? Outcomes linked to falls
  • The Most Common Causes of Accidental Death
  • Falls Risk Assessment
  • Common causes of falls in the elderly
  • Common presentations for elderly falls on the same level
  • Common presentations for elderly falls one level to another
  • I HATE FALLING
  • Risk Factors
  • Modify Risk Factors
  • Home Safety Checklist
  • Falls Intervention Assisted Living
  • Therapeutic Options for Preventing and Treating Osteoporosis
  • Improve your Balance
  • Diagnosis

Outcomes

In this course you will learn:

  • How serious the a problem falling is in the senior population
  • Common cause of falls in the elderly
  • The risk factors associated with falling, and how to modify these risks
  • Intervention strategies to help prevent falls and fractures in your facility


Assessment

course quick facts
course code 131
cost $24.95
estimated time to
complete course
2 Hours
course materials
available
365