Falls: Understanding Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0013

Falls In Long-Term Care: Understanding Causes, Prevention and Treatment is a 1 hour continuing education course that provides information on some of the most common causes of falls in the long-term care setting. The course also discusses fall prevention, and the essential elements of a high-risk falls program. The course ends by reviewing how to respond to falls once they have taken place.

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Course Details

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge about falls in long term care.

Learning Objectives

1. List some common causes of falls in the long-term care setting 2. Discuss preventive fall precautions 3. List the essentials of a high risk falls program 4. Describe responding to falls once they have taken place

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

Certifications

Activity Professionals


1.00 HOURS
NCCAP has been approved for this course for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Approval number NCCAP500307-19NT is effective through 03/15/19

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist


1.00 HOURS
NCCAP has been approved for this course for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Approval number NCCAP500307-19NT is effective through 03/15/2019.

Chaplains


1.00 HOURS
This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc.

Dialysis Technicians


1.00 HOURS
THE FLORIDA BOARD OF NURSING [nurses] _ This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nurses


1.00 HOURS
THE FLORIDA BOARD OF NURSING [nurses] _ This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Occupational Therapists


1.00 HOURS
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board, Occupational Therapy Section approved this course for 1 hour of continuing education. Approval number: 160734.

Personal Care Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). Approved for PCH Administrators for 1.25 hours.

Physical Therapists


1.00 HOURS
This program has been approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Ohio Component for 1 hour of continuing education. Approval number 18S7075 is effective through 04/05/19

Speech Pathologists


1.00 HOURS
This course has been approved by the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 1.00 total continuing education hours. This approval is effective until 12/31/17.