Preventing Falls in Healthcare Settings 2019
Inpatient falls and fall-related injuries make up the largest category of reported incidents in the acute care setting. They’re also a frequent cause of lawsuits for both acute and long-term care institutions. This course focuses on the serious and oftentimes complicated issues resulting from falls that take place within healthcare facilities.
- The definition of falls.
- The medical, social and economic factors associated with falls.
- The internal and external factors contributing to falls.
- Universal methods of fall prevention.