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Preventing Resident Falls In Long-Term Care

Product Description

Falls are the cause of 40 percent of all nursing home admissions. Today, healthcare professionals are taking pro-active steps to minimize and eliminate risk factors before falls occur. This program will take a look at some of the assessment tools and protective strategies you can use to take the guesswork out of fall prevention including:

  • Why the resident fell
  • Types of falls
  • Preventing falls
  • Making your long-term care facility safer for everyone

Added features and benefits of DVD training include:

  • A customizable PowerPoint presentation – makes training site-specific; excellent for training different personnel and departments
  • Training points – outlines key learning points of your training; reinforces important safety points to your employees
  • Chapterized content – video-enriched training organized by learning objectives that facilitates classroom discussion; ideal for refresher training, specific training points, and navigating through the course
  • Expanded leader's guide – excellent resource to help plan and implement your presentation; a quiz is provided that can serve as a pre- and/or post-evaluative tool
  • Portable convenience – perfect for those who train and travel!

This handbook will take a look at some of the assessment tools and protective strategies you can use to take the guesswork out of fall prevention including:

  • Why the resident fell
  • Types of falls
  • Preventing falls
  • Making your long-term care facility safer for everyone

While the number of pages varies, most handbooks are 16 pages in length and include a tear-out quiz.

Handbooks must be purchased in packs of 10. When ordering, enter the number of packs you would like to purchase. For example, if you would like to order 50 handbooks, enter "5" in the quantity field.

Quantity discounts are available for orders of 10 or more packs. Call 1-877-262-7825 for more information.

Falls are the cause of 40 percent of all nursing home admissions. Today, healthcare professionals are taking proactive steps to eliminate risk factors before falls occur. This important program will train your staff on the different types of falls, how to conduct a fall assessment, and how to prevent falls.

Types of Resident Falls

  • The Three Types of Falls

Conducting a Falls Assessment

  • Fall Risk Assessment

Preventing Resident Falls

  • How to Prevent Falls
  • Fall-Prone Residents
  • Risk Communication

This activity has been submitted to the Virginia Nurses Association for approval to award 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education. The Virginia Nurses Association is an accredited approver of continuing nurse education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

To learn more about our interactive online courseware, visit our DuPont™ eLearning Suite homepage or schedule a free online demonstration.

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SKU: PSF003

Other Details

FORMAT:
ESX
RUNTIME:
16
STRINTENG:
PSF003-INT-ENG/HT/