Injury Prevention for Older Adults Course Package
Injury Prevention for Older Adults
(12 hours) Approvals: NAB (NHA/RCAL); MI AFC; PA DPW

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Product Detailed Description
Audience: Owners, operators, and staff of long-term care facilities
  • NAB Approval for 12 clock hours for Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Administrators.
  • Maryland – All courses (except Foodborne Illness and Infectious Diseases) approved by OHCQ for 20 hour Assisted Living Manager Continuing Education.
  • 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: As people age, their risk of injury increases. Older adults in long-term care are at especially high risk. They rely on caregivers to keep them safe. This comprehensive training package consists of 10 injury prevention courses for caregivers - a total of 12 hours of training. Each course includes printable resources, a posttest, and course certificate.
Course Topics:
  • Adverse Medication Events (1 hour)
  • Burns and Scalds (1 hour)
  • Choking and Aspiration (1 hour)
  • Elder Abuse (1 hour)
  • Falls (2 hours)
  • Foodborne Illness (1 hour)
  • Infectious Diseases (2 hours)
  • Malnutrition (1 hour)
  • Problem Use of Alcohol (1 hour)
  • Suicide and Depression (1 hour)

Objectives: At the end of each course, you will be able to:
  • Recognize hazards;
  • Remove hazards from the environment;
  • Increase the level of supervision or assistance when needed; and
  • Teach caregivers and residents prevention ideas.

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: The courses in this educational offering have been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for a combined total of 12 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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