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Fall Prevention for Older Adults: Best Practices to Reduce Fall Risk (Webinar)
Nov
09

Fall Prevention for Older Adults: Best Practices to Reduce Fall Risk (Recorded Webinar)

by Julie Morita, RN, MSN, CWOCN with Capital Nursing Education

DESCRIPTION

This webinar took place on November 9, 2022.

Webinar Overview:

For older adults, falling can lead to far more serious consequences, including long-term hospitalization, disability or death. Yet with best practices for assessment and preparation, many falls are preventable. In this webinar, we explore assessment techniques and living modifications to help reduce fall risk.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Understand the magnitude of the problem
  • Develop an understanding of the risk factors related to falls
  • Investigate different Risk Assessment Tools
  • Learn the three key risk factors for falling
  • Community and educational resources

You can also download a PDF of the slides here.

1 CE Contact Hour Available (Provided by Capital Nursing Education)


Julie Morita, RN, MSN, CWOCN

About Julie Morita, RN, MSN, CWOCN with Capital Nursing Education

Julie Morita completed the Nurse Residency Program at UC Davis Medical Center and earned her Master of Science in Nursing at Samuel Merritt University. She is certified by WEB WOC University in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence. Julie is a member of the Sacramento WOCN Group, Pacific Coast Region of WOCN, and the Case Management Society of America. She previously worked for Sutter Care at Home as an RN Case Manager, where she provided education, direct wound care, and long-term care for patients with diabetes suffering from congestive heart failure, COPD, and metastatic cancer. Currently, Julie is working for American River Home Care as a CWOCN.

Please join us for this informative webinar on November 9!

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DATE & TIME

Wednesday Nov 9, 2022
9:00 - 10:00 Pacific

LOCATION

Webinar (Online)

PRICE

FREE

C.E. CREDITS

1 CE Contact Hour Available (Provided by Capital Nursing Education, a California Board of Registered Nursing Provider, #16028)