Falls and Fractures in Senior Care

Course # 0074

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to review falls and fractures in senior health care settings and how to prevent them.

Description

Falls and Fractures in Senior Care is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines common causes and risk factors associated with both falls and fractures in various senior care settings. The majority of this course reviews how to prevent falls and fractures.

Learning Objectives

1. List common causes and risk factors associated with falls in senior care 2. Review fall and fracture prevention

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Administrators Certified Case Managers Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Occupational Therapists Personal Care Home Administrators Physical Therapists

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