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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, costing hospitals $30,000 per fall-related injury. Every hospital should have a falls team to minimize this adverse event.
In this program, our expert will use evidence-based literatures to discuss fall prevention and explain why it requires a multifaceted approach to address the issue. Attendees will learn every aspect of fall prevention, from assessment to patient education. Our expert will review AHRQ’s fall prevention toolkit and TJC’s 21 targeted solutions. It is important that all healthcare facilities are up-to-date on evidence-based literatures to reduce and prevent falls.
Your order includes:
|- Falls as a TJC Sentinel Event||- Causes of falls||- Fall assessments|
|- TJC & CMS standards||- Risk assessment tools||- Intrinsic causes of falls|
|- TJC targeted solutions||- Measuring falls||- Extrinsic causes of falls|
|- AHRQ fall assessment toolkit||- Classifications of falls||- Fall predictors|
|- Intervention & prevention strategies||- Individual risk factors||- Staffing levels|
|- Implementing IT programs||- Fall prevention programs||- Bedrail hazards|
|- Patient & family education||- Environmental rounds||- Staff education|
|- Post-fall assessments||- Medications & fall risks||And so much more!|
Anyone involved with or interested in case management, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Department Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Pharmacy Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Managers, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.