Fall prevention: A view from the hospital/clinic, home, and assisted living facilities
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related research
Describe fall prevention approaches for older adults in hospitals, home, and assisted living facilities. Discuss public health approaches including a fall prevention toolkit.
Keyword(s): Elderly, Injury Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a primary investigator of externally funded fall prevention grants and I am first author on fall prevention intervention paper published in JAMA that demonstrated the first health information technology intervention to significantly decrease falls in acute care hospitals.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.