FALL PREVENTION SERIES: PART 1: Risk Assessment
OVERVIEW:
The purpose of this program is to provide nurses an understanding of who is at risk for trips and falls in a healthcare facility, and which elements in the environment also put patients at increased risk for falls. After completing this course, the learner should be able to: Identify the seven crucial screening factors that must be assessed to determine a patient's level of fall risk. Conduct a through risk assessment of the environment throughout the facility. Accurately identify whihc patients are at risk for trips and falls in a hospital Educate at risk patients 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 patient environment.

Updated 2010
 

Price: $229.00 USD

Product ID: MED091
Year: 2008
Duration: 15:15 minutes
Tags: Long Term Care
 
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