Preventing Patient Falls: A Team Approach

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Preventing Patient Falls: A Team Approach

Developed for the interdisciplinary Fall Prevention Team of nurses, physicians, physical therapists, and pharmacists, this program includes evidence-based strategies, protocols and interventions to prevent patient falls and reduce the severity of fall-related injuries.

Program Highlights

  • Assessing patient risk factors including medical history, diseases, age-related issues, medications, gait and balance issues, and sensory and cognitive impairments

  • Environmental hazards and interventions

  • Protocols for high-risk patients

  • Patient and family education

  • Mobility aids and fall prevention technology

  • Communication and documentation

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Learning Objective

To educate healthcare professionals on ways to prevent patient falls in the hospital setting.

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key
  • Study Guide

Clinical Advisors

  • June Bowman, RN

  • Melissa A. Fitzpatrick, RN, BSN, FAAN

  • Deanna Gray-Miceli, PhD, GNP-BC, CRNP, FAANP

  • Deborah Rhoden, MBA