Classroom Course » Falls: Prevention, Assessment and Intervention - Urbana

Dates & Times:
November 10, Friday 8:30 AM - 4:45 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

Registration is Closed

This one-day conference will address salient topics in fall prevention, assessment and intervention with a focus on the most current research and its applicability to practice.

  • Describe various fall prevention ideas that have been shown to be effective in decreasing fall risk
  • Identify and select the most effective and efficient screening and assessment strategies and instruments that can guide intervention
  • Recognize specific effects medication use has on incidence of falls and action steps needed to reduce fall risks
  • Recognize specific fall risk outcomes and possible interventions due to cognitive functional status
  • Describe considerations in minimizing falls when assistive devices or wheelchairs are in use
  • Identify select technology for fall prevention and intervention
  • Describe advantages and disadvantages of various evidence-based programs for fall prevention and intervention

Intended Audience:
Activities Professionals
Assisted Living Directors
Care Managers
Home Care Professionals
Nurses Practitioners Nurses (RN/LPN)
Nursing Home Administrators
Occupational Therapists and COTAs
Physical Therapists and PTAs
Respiratory Care Therapists
Social Workers
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611 West Park Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
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