Falls prevention training course with Fit For Life.

Falls Risk Factors & Best Practice Interventions Training Online

 

 

*This page is for individuals who wish to book a falls prevention course online. If you require falls training for your team in a healthcare settings please click here.

This falls risk factors and best practice intervention module is an interactive learning module which provides the learner with knowledge of current falls facts and prevalence 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 such as Allied Healthcare therapists, Nurses and Healthcare assistants involved in falls in their workplace.

This course is available to complete in your own time for 14 days after after you confirm and pay and enrol on the course. 

Outline:

  • Demographics and prevalence of falls

  • Definitions and categorisations of falls

  • The main causes and consequences of falls

  • In depth identification and analysis 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 14 days after enrolment. 

 

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 affect 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

 

 

For more information on training packages please contact us on (01) 213 7915 to speak to one of our team!