Fall Management: Evidence-Based Interventions for Screening and Intervention

Course: #9453Level: Intermediate2 Hours 303 Reviews
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This session will review evidence-based screening and intervention strategies applicable to a balance and falls management program including research-based exercise programs, environmental modification, patient and caregiver education and balance retraining activities. Falls management program rationale and implementation is also discussed as well as interdisciplinary techniques and strategies to reduce fall risk in the elderly.

Course created on July 22, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-784772; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe at least two aspects of the background and scope of falls in healthcare settings.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three purposes and essential elements of a fall prevention program.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe at least two evidence-based practice processes for fall risk assessment with elderly clients.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list at least four evidence-based treatment/exercise interventions to improve balance and decrease fall risk.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Scope of the problem
10-15 Minutes Fall management programs
15-45 Minutes Fall risk screening
45-60 Minutes Otago Exercise Program
60-75 Minutes A Matter of Balance
75-90 Minutes Yoga
90-105 Minutes Tai Chi
105-115 Minutes Other interventions
115-120 Minutes Wrap up and Questions

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# . This course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area).


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.