This webcast will describe the problem of patient falls in hospitals and the evidence related to fall prevention. The three step fall prevention process will be reviewed along with strategies for engaging patients. Finally, a suite of tools for engaging patients in the three step fall prevention process will be demonstrated.
Describe the extent of the problem of patient falls.
Discuss the evidence supporting successful efforts to prevent falls including patient engagement.
Identify available tools for engaging patients in the three step fall prevention process.
- 2:00-2:05 pm ET - Introduction (NPSF)
- 2:05-2:45 pm ET - Presentation with PowerPoint (Featured Speaker)
- 2:45-2:55 pm ET - Moderated Question and Answer Time (NPSF and Featured Speaker)
- 2:55-3:00 pm ET - Closing Remarks (NPSF)
Please note that only one person per registered connection can obtain continuing education credit. If you wish to obtain CEs, please register individually.
This educational activity offers 1.00 hours.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Doctors Company and National Patient Safety Foundation.
The Doctors Company designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
A total of 1.00 nursing contact hours have been awarded for this activity by the Michigan Public Health Institute – Continuing Education Solutions (MPHI-CES).
Michigan Public Health Institute – Continuing Education Solutions is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-320, 06/1/16)
MPHI-CES #2016-1187; expires 2/25/2017.
Healthcare Quality Professionals
This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 1.0 CPHQ continuing education hours.
Professionals in Healthcare Risk Management
This program has been approved for a total of 1.00 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of fellow (FASHRM) and distinguished fellow (DFASHRM) and towards certified professional in healthcare risk management (CPHRM) renewal.
A total of 1.00 educational contact hours is available for healthcare executives.
A total of 1.00 educational contact hours is available for healthcare professionals.
Certified Professional in Patient Safety Recertification
A total of 1.00 contact hours is available toward the fulfillment of the requirements of CPPS (Certified Professional in Patient Safety) recertification.
This presentation will be recorded and made available exclusively to members of the NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety program. Continuing education credits are not available for on-demand presentations. For more information on joining the Stand Up program, please click here.
It is important to test your computer in advance of the webcast to make sure that you meet the minimum technical requirements to attend this event. You will also want to test your computer’s ability to stream flash video, which can also help identify potential firewall issues that could impair your ability to view the webcast. Please see the links below for more information and be sure to allow sufficient time prior to the event to complete these tests.
Technical Requirements Test
Minimum technical requirements include:
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Windows Media Player or RealPlayer
- One of the following web browsers: Internet Explorer version 8.0 or higher, Mozilla Firefox version 36 or higher, Google Chrome version 41 or higher, Apple Safari 5 or higher.
Purchase Price: $99 per connection.* **
* Stand Up for Patient Safety member organizations receive complimentary registration for an unlimited number of participants.
** ASPPS members receive special $20 registration pricing for their individual participation.
Upon completion of the registration form, you will receive confirmation of your order and detailed information for accessing the live event on its scheduled date.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
All cancellation requests may be submitted in writing to NPSF at firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests received 72 hours (3 business days) in advance of the scheduled start time will receive a full refund, or may choose to roll registration into a future webcast. Requests submitted less than 72 hours (3 business days) in advance of the scheduled start time will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee, or may choose to roll registration into a future webcast. Please indicate your preference in your email notice.
For questions regarding this event, please contact NPSF at 617-391-9900 or email email@example.com.