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Digital Seminar

Proven Fall Prevention Strategies: Exercise, Meds Management, & Home Modification


Faculty:
Trent Brown
Duration:
1 Hour 49 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Aug 03, 2017
Product Code:
POS020658
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

30% of people over age 65 fall each year.  This number increases to nearly 50% in in-patient settings and skilled nursing facilities.  Fall-related injuries causing death, hospitalization, and/or treatment was projected to be $111 billion in 2010.  In addition, nearly 25% of all adults (45-64) experience one fall in the community annually.

Can therapists provide treatment and education to clients to reduce the risk of falls in the home, community, and clinical settings?  What research supports the role of therapy in fall reduction and what is their role?  This recording will answer these questions and discuss the most basic preventive strategies including: exercise strategies, medication management, and home modification.

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Handouts

Faculty

Trent Brown Related seminars and products: 8

MOT, OTR/L, ATP, BCG, MOT, OTR/L, BCG

Advanced Healthcare


Trent Brown, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, BCG, is a practicing therapist in Utah and is 1 of 36 credential holders of a board certification in gerontology (BCG) from the AOTA. Mr. Brown also holds a certification as an assistive technology professional (ATP) from RESNA. He completed his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Utah.

Currently, he is employed by the Department of Health to develop, implement, and operate healthcare quality improvement programs and has authored multiple laws to legislate improved patient care. Mr. Brown has over 14 years of clinical experience in skilled nursing, transitional care, acute, and home health.

Recently, he served as the VP for the UOTA where he co-authored SB 131 advancing OT practice in the state of Utah and has received multiple awards for his clinical, academic, and legislative work. Mr. Brown is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah and has been instructing since 2007. He has provided courses for thousands of clinicians throughout the country in conferences, private settings, and specialty conferences.

Mr. Brown is a master clinician and lecturer on a myriad of topics including joint arthroplasty, core strengthening, documentation, aging, functional mobility, ethics, and fall reduction. He has also been a keynote speaker at multiple events throughout the country.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Trent Brown is an adjunct professor at the University of Utah. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Trent Brown is a credential holder of a board certification in gerontology (BCG) from the AOTA. 


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive) Access never expires for this product.

Target Audience

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nursing Home Administrators

Objectives

  1. Identify the major contributors to falls and the most common environments where falls occur for the adult and geriatric population.
  2.  Assess the role clinicians have for fall prevention in facilities, the community, and the patient’s home.
  3. Discuss programs, exercises, assessments, and educational resources used in treatment to reduce falls.

Outline

Identify Demographics of Falls

  • Cost of falls
  • Cause of falls (medication, aging, diagnosis, weakness, gait, etc.)
  • Environment

Clinical Role of Reducing Falls

  • Education (medication management, sleep, AE use, etc.)
  • Fall reduction in the home
  • Otago Exercise Program

Best Practice

  • Fall risk assessment and evaluation (functional reach, chair-stand, etc.)
  • Additional fall reduction exercises and activities (static/isometric, dynamic, etc.)
  • Exercise dose -documentation

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