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:
This activity is organized around the following categories:
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:
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