Falls Prevention

Falls Prevention

Falls Prevention is a vital course designed for caregivers who aim to provide a safe and secure environment for their patients, particularly the elderly and those with mobility challenges. Falls can lead to severe injuries, a decrease in the quality of life, and even death. This course focuses on identifying and managing risk factors, implementing preventive measures, and educating caregivers on how to respond effectively in case of a fall.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 5
  • Number of tests: 2
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 215
What you will learn
  • Describe the frequency and social costs of falls
  • Describe what can cause falls in older adults
  • Describe how to care for someone after a fall
  • Identify how falls can be prevented
  • Identify some programs and tools that can be used to prevent falls in your older clients

Lessons

    • Fall DataFall Data
    • 4 mins
    • Causes of FallsCauses of Falls
    • 10 mins
    • Caring for a Client After a FallCaring for a Client After a Fall
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Preventing FallsPreventing Falls
    • 16 mins
    • Programs and ToolsPrograms and Tools
    • 9 mins
    • Exam- Falls Prevention Exam- Falls Prevention
    • 15 mins

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