Preventing FallsFalls
Injury Prevention for Older Adults
(2 hours) - Approvals: NAB (NHA/RCAL); MD OHCQ 20 Hour;     MI AFC; PA DPW

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Product Detailed Description
Audience: Owners, operators, and staff of long-term care facilities
  • NAB Approval – #2862013-2.00-3575-DL for 2 clock hours for Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Administrators.
  • Maryland – Approved by OHCQ for 20 hour Assisted Living Manager Continuing Education. Click here for details on specific requirements.
  • Michigan– Approved by the Division of Adult Foster Care Licensing, DHS, for licensee/administrator yearly continuing education. Click here for details on specific requirements.
  • Pennsylvania– Approved by PA DPW for Personal Care Home Administrators. Also approved for NHAs.
  • All other states – Check your licensing regulations for your specific requirements. In most states, our courses satisfy administrator/staff continuing education requirements.

Introduction: Like people of other ages, older adults participate in a variety of activities. Many of these activities involve hazards that may contribute to a fall. This program will help you prevent resident falls.
Objectives: At the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Recognize fall hazards;
  • Remove fall hazards from the environment;
  • Prevent falls by increasing the level of assistance when needed; and
  • Teach fall prevention practices to caregivers and older adults.

Course Topics: In this program, you will learn about:
  • Death and Injuries from Falls
  • Characteristics of Fall Injuries
  • Aging and Falls
  • Hazards and Prevention Ideas
  • Resident Rights

Course Authors: This course was adapted from Injury Prevention for the Elderly, a video/print training program consisting of ten modules written by Bonnie L. Walker, PhD. The curriculum was developed by an interdisciplinary team of experts including: Edward F. Ansello, PhD; Kenneth H. Beck, PhD; Norman K. Bohrer, MD; Claire S. Cole, MA, RN; Peter P. Lamy, ScD, PhD; Ruth K. Miller, MS; Nancy J. Osgood, PhD; James P. Richardson, MD, MPH; Margaret V. Rowe, RPH, PharmD; April L. Walker, BS; Jean F. Wyman, RN, PhD; and Ilene H. Zuckerman, PharmD. The CBT and Web versions of this program were developed by Harrington Software Associates, Inc, funded by a grant from NIA 2R44 AG18678, Using CBT and the Web to Train Board and Care Staff.

NAB Approval Information: This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 2 clock hours.

The Long-Term Care Learning Center is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and has approved this program for the number of clock hours listed under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

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