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NOTE: This course provides less than 1 hour of continuing education credit and will not be accepted in states that require CE courses to provide a minimum of 1 hour of continuing education in a single learning session (e.g., Florida). For information on current CE requirements in your state, consult your state's licensure board for nurses.


Falls among older patients and other at-risk patients are very common. In fact, as many as 75% of all residents fall every year in nursing care, and in acute care, falls make up about 38% of all adverse events. This is the second of three programs on fall prevention that can help you and your institution meet the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals. This program will cover a wide variety of preventative strategies and products for reducing the risk of injury from falls.

To complete this course, you must do the following:

  • Read the Overview and Course Objectives.
  • Study the Terminology.
  • Study the Content.
  • Complete the Learning Activity.
  • Complete the Post Test with a passing score of 80% or more.

    This activity is organized around the following categories:

  • Introduction
  • Fall Prevention Strategies
  • Fall Prevention Tools and Products
  • Conclusion

    The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with information about the wide variety of preventative strategies and products that can be used to reduce the risk of injury from falls.

    After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Identify the risk or level of risk for patients
  • Implement preventative strategies and nursing procedures to reduce the risk of falls for patients
  • Utilize a wide range of tools and products designed to prevent falls and protect patients from fall-related injuries.

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    Fall Prevention, Part 2: Preventative Strategies and Products Online course
    • Course ID:
      244926
    • Duration:
      n/a
    • Price:
      $50