Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities: Falls Prevention and Management

Presenter: Marian D. Edmiston, DEd, MSN, RN-BC

No Fee Registration: Course Expired

Target Audience: Nurse administrators and nurse educators who provide staff training to first-line care staff or who work closely with staff at long-term care facilities.

Overall Learning Purpose/Goal:

To provide nurse administrators and nurse educators with guidance on training using the materials covered in AHRQ's Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities: Falls Prevention and Management Instructor Guide.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Utilize effective engagement strategies to present an audience-appropriate training program for nursing assistants, licensed nurses, and other staff.
  2. Utilize the AHRQ patient care training resources to train staff in how to prevent and manage falls.
  3. Present relevant case studies as examples of how to best prevent and manage falls and fall-related injuries.

The following Continuing Education (CE) credits will be available to participants of the live webinar. In addition, the webinar will be recorded and CE credits will be available to those who listen to the recording. CE credits will be offered through August 12, 2016.

If you have questions about the presentation, please e-mail us at: Educationservices@hayesinc.com.