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You know the time requirement, the fear, and the frustration when you have a patient on the unit that is unsafe and has a recognized fall risk.
Today, you can change all of that. You have a chance to learn actual fall prevention methods that are so effective you may quickly be viewed as one of the most valuable members of your healthcare team.
And that’s because you’d be an expert in something most healthcare professionals just aren’t proficient in.
When it comes to fall prevention strategies, here’s the truth:
Most clinicians know little about it.
Sometimes we have no choice but to focus on the presenting injury or admitting diagnosis that we overlook critical fall prevention strategies. Or a risk was identified, and the standard protocols were put in to place.
You have this career changing opportunity to keep patients safe and families relieved.
As you watch this training video – at your pace and on your own schedule, you will gain an entire set of skills and knowledge. Tina Marie Baxter, APRN, GNP-BC, will highlight important new evidence to guide various fall prevention interventions and share her creative, new thought process to ‘see’ the whole patient picture.
Tina has included an actual comprehensive patient fall risk assessment. She will talk you through her critical thinking strategies to develop a plan of care to reduce fall risk.
A preventable fall injury is not going to happen on your watch!
Best of all, upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be eligible to become a Certified Fall Prevention Specialist (CFPS) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and caregivers know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of fall prevention. Professional standards apply. Visit evergreencertifications.com/cfps for details.
CERTIFICATION MADE SIMPLE!
Attendees will receive documentation of CFPS designation from Evergreen Certifications 4 to 6 weeks following the program.
*Professional standards apply. Visit evergreencertifications.com/cfps for professional requirements.
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Tina Marie Baxter, APRN, GNP-BC, is an advanced practice registered nurse and a board certified gerontological nurse practitioner. She works as a nurse practitioner, supporting various skilled care and assisted living facilities. Additionally, Tina is the owner of Baxter Professional Services, LLC, a consulting firm which provides legal nurse consulting services and customized educational resources to healthcare organizations.
Tina earned a Master of Nursing in Nursing Education and a post-master’s as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner. She has taught on both the nursing undergraduate and graduate levels and continues to mentor nurse practitioner students during their clinical rotations. Her expertise has been sought on the national level to educate experienced professionals on a variety of topics, including fall prevention, challenging patient behaviors, and addiction.
Financial: Tina Baxter maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with Adult & Child Health and HIS Solutions Healthcare, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Tina Baxter is a member of American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American Nurses’ Association (ANA).
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Determine who is likely to fall and how to modify the risk factors through a comprehensive fall risk assessment.
Analyze the current screening guidelines and standards of care in the prevention of falls.
Evaluate the current fall prevention EBP strategies for use in current practice.
Appraise new technologies for future implementation through the use of AI and SMART technology.
Respond to difficult patient/family situations to support the patient’s safety goals.
Differentiate effective approaches to treatment planning and documentation to reduce the risk of liability.
Assess possible fall risk interventions to avoid the use of restraints.
Evaluate precipitating causes for falls to incorporate preventative measures.
Formulate a comprehensive evaluation process for high fall risk patients.
Analyze medications that are known to contribute in various ways to fall risks.
Assess for injury and adverse patient outcomes following a fall.
Determine the tools necessary for a multidisciplinary fall prevention program.
Choose patient specific fall prevention interventions for a successful fall prevention plan.
Evaluate the impact of common gait disorders on fall risk.
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