Fall Prevention in Long Term Care Part 1: Risk Assessment

OVERVIEW:

Falls among older residents and other at-risk residents are very common. This program will cover the importance of making a risk assessment for each person in your care, and a risk assessment of the environment at the facility.

This is the first program in this Fall Prevention series updated with a new look and feel that can help you and your institution meet the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals for Long Term Care.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Identify the seven crucial screening factors that must be assessed to determine a resident's level of fall risk.
  • Conduct a thorough risk assessment of the environment throughout the facility.
  • Accurately identify which patients are at risk for trips and falls in a facility.
  • Educate at risk residents and their family members about the specific risk factors associated with their condition, and review strategies to minimize them.
  • Utilize a variety of tools and techniques to minimize fall risk in the resident environment.
This program  includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.
Price: $199.00 USD

Product ID: MED091
Media: DVD
Year: 2015
Duration: 19:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Long Term Care, Basic Clinical Skills, Safety
 
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