Specialized Family Care Program

Falls Among Older Adults

  • Category: Health Issues
  • Materials: Handouts: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Goal: To become familiar with this public health problem and learn how to prevent falls in older adults.
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: December 2011
  • Developed by: Debbie D. Wiley, FBCS

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider will be able to recognize the scope of the problem of falls in older adults
  2. Provider will recognize the outcomes linked to falls
  3. Provider will identify who is at most risk of fall related to injuries and deaths
  4. Provider will list ways to prevent falls

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider