Re-Certification 1.0 - Course Objectives

This course is the first Re-Certification of the Fall Prevention Course you have previously taken. Take this course only if your first Completion Certificate has expired.

In this course, we will cover:

  • Understanding the impact of patient falls
  • Defining risk factors related to patient falls
  • Describe best practices to prevent falls
  • Provide strategies for fall prevention
  • Provide examples for fall response

Course curriculum

  • 1

    FALL SAFETY IN THE ASC

    • OBJECTIVES

  • 2

    FALL SAFETY: PREVENTION

    • FALL DEFINITION

    • FOCUS ON SAFETY

    • RISK REDUCTION

    • INCREASING AWARENESS

    • TRAINING

    • COMMUNICATION

    • IDENTIFICATION OF RISK FACTORS

    • RISK ASSESSMENT

  • 3

    KEY ACTIVITIES

    • IMPLEMENTING FALL SAFETY ACTIVITIES

    • FOOTWEAR

    • ADEQUATE LIGHTING

    • TRANSFER ASSISTANCE

    • DRESSING ASSISTANCE

    • ASSISTIVE DEVICES

    • BATHROOM ASSISTANCE

    • ASSESSMENT OF AMBULATION RESPONSE POST-MEDICATION

    • TRANSPORTING

    • IF A FALL OCCURS, PART 1

    • IF A FALL OCCURS, PART 2

    • FALL RESPONSE: LEARNING FROM THE INCIDENT

    • SUMMARY

    • REFERENCES AND HELPFUL LINKS

    • END OF COUSE QUIZ

Pricing

In order to be compliant, training must be completed annually and a new completion certificate is required. We make it easy and affordable!

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