Falls prevention training course with Fit For Life.

Falls Risk Factors & Best Practice  Interventions (Online)

Overview

The falls risk factors and best practice intervention module is an interactive online learning module which provides the learner with knowledge of current falls facts and prevalent data.

Review questions are included throughout the module and content navigation tools aim to keep the learner engaged in the learning process along with downloadable PDFs with more in depth information in areas such as falls risk increasing drugs (FRIDs). 

 

Six risk factors will be described in detail, with interactive examples of what effects these risk factors have on individuals that lead to an increase in falls risk. from this you will be taught what interventions are best used to manage these.

This course will benefit anyone who wants to develop a greater understanding of the main falls risk factors in a healthcare or community setting.​

Outline:

  • Demograhics & prevalence of falls

  • Definitions and categorisations of falls

  • The main causes and consequences of falls

  • In depth identifciation and analyse of the main independent falls risk factors for older adults

  • Implementation of current best practice interventions to reduce falls

  • Importance of education in falls reduction

Duration: 2-2.5 hours,  Certified 2 CPD points

 

Venue: Online at a time of your choice for 7 days after enrollment. 

 

Results/Benefits:

  • Up to date knowledge on all aspects of falls. 

  • Improved reporting of falls and falls risk factors.

  • Greater understanding of how risk factors effects older adults at risk of falling.

  • Enhanced ability to identify falls risk factors.

  • More confidence in identifying the cause of falls. 

  • Improved knowledge on best practice interventions to reduce the risk of falls.

 

To find outmore information please call (01) 213 7915  and a member of our team will contact you as soon as possible!