Back to Basics: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Fall Reduction

The South Dakota Fall Prevention Coalition’s mission is to cultivate collaboration to reduce falls by increasing knowledge and implementing evidence-based fall prevention solutions for older adults.  Fall Prevention Awareness Week, held September 20 – 24, 2021, is an opportunity to work toward fewer falls and fall-related injuries for South Dakotans while maximizing their independence and quality of life.

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This year’s Fall Prevention Awareness Week webinar will feature Monument Health’s fall prevention initiatives and innovative approaches using collaboration, data and evidence-based practices.

Objectives:

  • Increase knowledge about falls among adult populations
  • Identify factors that contribute to inpatient falls
  • Identify factors that contribute to outpatient falls
  • Increase knowledge regarding the evolution of the Mobility Committee at Monument Health
  • Identify opportunities of prevention utilizing current data
  • Identify state-wide resources on fall prevention practices

Speakers:

Laura Holland, CNA
Patient Care Champion Supervisor
Progressive Care Unit
Monument Health

Christina Zweber, MSN, RN     
Clinical Nurse Manager
Medical/Ortho/Neuro/Surgical Department
Monument Health

Event Details

  • September 22, 2021
  • 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Event Type

  • Virtual

Host

  • Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

Partners

  • Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

Audiences

  • Office Manager
  • Physicians
  • Director of Nursing
  • Quality
  • Nursing

Organization Types

  • Tertiary Hospital
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH)