Full Course Description


Fall Prevention Challenges: Real Solutions to Reduce Falls, Prevent Injuries and Limit Liability

OUTLINE

How to Prevent Falls Before They Occur

Fall Risk Assessment

Fall Prevention Strategies

Putting Together a Successful Fall Prevention Program

Patient Evaluation

What to do When a Patient Falls: Hands-On Evaluation

Difficult Situations

Preventing Risk and Limiting Liability

Fall Prevention Plan Development

OBJECTIVES

  1. Evaluate precipitating causes for falls so that preventative measures can be in place.
  2. Formulate a comprehensive evaluation for high fall risk patients.
  3. Analyze medications that are known to contribute in various ways to fall risks.
  4. Assess the risk for adverse patient outcome and need for urgent intervention.
  5. Determine the tools necessary for a multidisciplinary fall prevention program.
  6. Select patient-specific fall prevention interventions for a successful fall prevention plan.
  7. Evaluate the impact of common gait disorders on fall risk.
Copyright : 11/16/2016

Infection Control Challenges: Real Risks for Patients and Staff: Module 1

Infection Control Challenges: Real Risks for Patients and Staff

OUTLINE

A summary of current recommendations from the CDC, SHEA, IDSA, APIC and the Joint Commission

Health-Care Associated Infections: Strategies to Control-Reduce-Eliminate

The Latest Multi-Drug Resistant Microorganism Guidelines

Influenza

Vaccination Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel

Emerging Infectious Diseases (Zoonotic)

Bloodborne Pathogens

- Vaccination protocol for healthcare personnel

- Staff follow-up after significant exposures

- Treatments for persons chronically infected

- Outbreaks in healthcare

- Treatment “cures” in 12-24 weeks

- Outbreaks in healthcare-dialysis settings

- New one pill daily treatment

- Healthcare exposure and appropriate prophylaxis

Tuberculosis

OBJECTIVES

Copyright : 10/13/2016