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Winning the Fall Prevention Battle: Analyzing the Fall Event
Wednesday, February 09, 2022, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

Winning the Fall Prevention Battle
Analyzing the Fall Event—Critical Steps After a Fall
Wednesday, February 9th
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Target Audience: Administrator, Admissions, Nursing, Therapy, Restorative Staff, QA/Risk Management Staff, Social Services and Staff Development

This 8-week series, running February-March 2022, guides the interdisciplinary team through the elements of an effective falls prevention program. Sessions focus on assessment strategies that guide targeted risk-based interventions, responding to a fall event, and promoting a fall prevention environment. Presented by a team of nurse and therapist experts, this series aims to provide the insights and tools needed to implement improved falls prevention programs in the SNF/LTC/AL setting.

Sessions will address integrating nursing and therapy assessments to determine individual fall risk factors, addressing risks using evidence-based practice, person centered care planning and applying targeted interventions to address risk factors such as dementia, low vision, balance impairment, incontinence as well as improving safety through interventions that consider resident preferences, and application of root-cause analysis when falls occur.

February 9th Session
Will cover effective management of a fall event, post-fall assessment standards, and effective analysis of fall incidents to identify root causes and develop an appropriate responsive action plan to avoid similar falls in the future. Best practices related to fall scene investigation, conducting post-fall huddles and team meetings, and applying root cause analysis will be reviewed. Documentation and communication expectations following fall events will be discussed, as well as considerations for QA monitoring activities.

Projected Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the learner will:

1. Identify appropriate steps to take when a fall occurs, including fall scene investigation elements and post-fall assessment standards.

2. Apply root cause analysis following a fall to guide interventions

3. Understand post-fall documentation and communication requirements

Registration Fee:
- Individual Sessions members and subscribers $75
- Individual Sessions non-members $125

Registration is for one computer login access per webinar.

1.0 CT NHA CEU's will be available to attendees for each webinar attended.

Please contact LeadingAge Connecticut at 203-678-4477 or [email protected] with any questions.

February 16 - Frontline Strategies for Fall Prevention: Environmental Measures, Activities Programs & Promoting Safe Movement
February 23 - Conquering Falls Through Effective Care Planning
March 2 - Targeted Fall Prevention Interventions (part 1)
March 9 - Targeted Fall Prevention Interventions (part 2)
March 16 - Engaging the Troops: Moving the Falls Program Forward Through Staff Training & Engagement Activities
March 23 - Tactical Plan for Sustained Falls Prevention Through QAPI