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Falls and fall-related injuries are important patient safety and risk management issues for all hospitals. Patient falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths for patients over 65 years of age and the number one hospital-acquired condition.
In this program, our expert will discuss preventing falls and why this requires a multifaceted approach to address the issue. Attendees will learn every aspect of fall prevention, from assessment to patient education. Our expert will share information about a toolkit on fall prevention created by AHRQ and share 21 targeted solutions created by TJC. It is important that all healthcare facilities be up to date on the current evidence-based literature to reduce and prevent falls.
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|- Falls as a TJC Sentinel Event||- Definitions of a fall||- Fall predictors|
|- TJC & CMS standards||- Risk assessment tools||- Intrinsic causes|
|- TJC targeted solutions||- Measurement of fall||- Extrinsic causes|
|- AHRQ fall assessment toolkit||- Classifications of falls||- Risk assessment|
|- Intervention/prevention strategies||- Individual risk factors||- Staffing levels|
|- Change in condition post-fall||- Fall prevention program||- Bedrail hazard|
|- Patient/family education||- Environmental rounds||- Staff education|
|- Post-fall assessment||- Medications and fall risk||And so much more!|