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Fall Prevention Certification Course: Fall-Proof Your Patients with Today’s Best Practices
Presented by Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS
August 11 and 12, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*CE credit is available for an additional cost. Register for more information.
Broadcast LIVE, over 2 days, you’ll discover how to:
  • Effectively reduce risk, restore balance, mobility, and function
  • Combine multiple approaches for the best outcomes (gait training, vestibular rehabilitation, and a list of others)
  • Establish a comprehensive risk assessment
  • Integrate proven prevention techniques
  • Develop effective plans of care
  • And much more!

Best of all — IT’S FREE!

Register today and you'll get...
  • 2 days of LIVE content
  • On-demand access to recorded content for 14 days
  • Optional upgrade to earn up to 12.5 CE hours AND become a Certified Fall Prevention Specialist*
  • Interactive Q&A
*Professional standards apply. Click here for certification details.
Free 2-day Live Virtual Event
Fall Prevention Certification Course: Fall-Proof Your Patients with Today’s Best Practices
Presented by Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS
August 11 and 12, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*CE credit is available for an additional cost. Register for more information.
Course Outline
 
FALL RISK MITIGATION ESSENTIALS
  • The latest advances in fall prevention
  • The most current changes from the CDC
  • Intrinsic risk factors
  • Environmental extrinsic risk factors
  • Medications and substance use
COMPREHENSIVE FALL RISK ASSESSMENTS
  • Predict and Prevent Falls with Tools for Evaluating Your Patients’…
    • Balance
    • Visual-spatial function
    • Sensory-motor integration
    • Proprioception
    • Vestibular function
    • Gait and mobility
    • Age-related degeneration
    • Home safety
    • Pharmacological side effects
REDUCE FALL RISK AND RESTORE MOBILITY AND FUNCTION
  • Interventions, Assistive Technologies and Techniques to…
    • Restore balance, mobility and function
    • Minimize fall impact and injury
    • Treat dizziness and vertigo
    • Improve multitasking, coordination and gait
    • Resolve vision problems that contribute to falls
    • Boost cognition, memory and focus
    • Reduce environmental fall risks
    • Orthotics, gait devices and assistive technology for fallers
IMPROVE STRENGTH, COORDINATION, BALANCE AND SAFETY
  • Multifactor Approaches and Exercise Programs for Fall Reduction
    • Vestibular rehabilitation
    • Strength training programs
    • Quick tips to recognize abnormal gait patterns in fallers
    • Balance assessment tools
    • Nutrition
    • Hydrotherapy interventions
HIGH-RISK PATIENT SOLUTIONS
  • New Ideas and Innovative Plans to Protect Patients from Injury
    • Older adults
    • Impaired vision
    • Patients using oxygen
    • TBI and stroke
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Pain
PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLBOX
  • Best Practices for Building Understanding and Engagement for Improved Outcomes
    • CDC – STEADI initiative algorithm
    • The American Geriatric Society updated Beers Criteria
    • Evaluate your patient’s understanding of fall prevention
    • Checklists
    • Body mechanics
    • Car and floor transfers
    • Fall recovery techniques
    • Safe landing strategies
    • Best practices for non-compliant patients
DEVELOPING A SUCCESSFUL FALL PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR YOUR FACILITY
  • Evidence based programs
  • STEADI toolkit
  • Marketing and partnership strategies
  • Coding and billing updates
PRACTICE AND CASE STUDIES
  • Evaluate a client’s home for risk factors
  • Apply advanced balance training and multitasking techniques
  • Integrate visual testing and gaze stabilization
  • Navigate pharmacological side effect
Shelly Denes

Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT, CGCP, is an expert in fall prevention and neuro-rehab with more than 25 years of experience treating patients with hemiplegia, neuromuscular disorders, TBI, and SCI. She has a special interest in Covid-19 Long Haulers and advanced technology. She has had extensive involvement with neuroprosthetic devices, lower extremity orthotics, and exoskeletons at the Rehab Institute of Michigan. Ms. Denes presents nationally at seminars on fall prevention and geriatric rehabilitation. Denes is a graduate of University of Michigan’s PT program and holds certifications in Neurodevelopmental Treatment for Adult Hemiplegia (NDT) from The Rehab Institute of Chicago, certification as a Fall Prevention Specialist and is a Geriatric Care Professional through Evergreen Certifications in addition to serving on their advisory board. 

Click here for information about Michel (Shelly) Denes.


Free 2-day Live Virtual Event
Fall Prevention Certification Course: Fall-Proof Your Patients with Today’s Best Practices
Presented by Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS
August 11 and 12, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*CE credit is available for an additional cost. Register for more information.

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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