After the Fall Response Training

Course

The following After the Fall Response training will educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the common causes of falls in older adults. Tumbles are a significant concern, especially for the elderly and those with mobility challenges. Quick and effective response after a trip can drastically improve outcomes and prevent further complications. This course is designed to equip caregivers, healthcare professionals, and support staff with the essential knowledge and skills needed to respond to falls promptly and efficiently. This course will cover the critical steps to take immediately after a fall, including assessing the situation, providing appropriate care, and ensuring the safety and well-being of the individual.

What you will learn:

  • Strategies to prevent falls among older adults
  • Skills to assess fall situations quickly
  • Providing first aid for injuries commonly associated with falls in older adults
  • Appropriate communication techniques to comfort an older adult after a fall
  • Rehabilitation process

Details

Course length: 1 hour; CME: 1

Languages: American English

Key features: Audio narration, learning activity, and post-assessment.

American Medical Compliance is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education to physicians. Our Continuing Medical Education (CME) program is committed to enhancing the knowledge, skills, and professional performance of healthcare providers to improve patient care outcomes. Through high-quality educational activities, we aim to address the identified educational gaps and to support the continuous professional development of our medical community. American Medical Compliance designates this activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim this credit for their complete participation in this activity.

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Understanding Falls in the Elderly

Falls are common and costly, particularly among Americans aged 65 and older. However, falls are preventable and do not have to be an inevitable part of aging. By implementing effective prevention strategies and fostering awareness, we can significantly reduce the incidence and impact of falls in the elderly population. This course will provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary to help prevent falls and ensure the safety and well-being of those in your care.

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