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Keeping Balance & Preventing Falls

Lists causes and health hazards of falls. Outlines methods of preventing falls among the elderly. Lists the techniques for improving balance among the elderly. Describes procedures to prevent falls and reduce the risks of injury.
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Hour 1

  1. Falls In The Elderly
    1.   Gender and Falls: Who Falls More, Men or Women?
    2.   Hip Fractures In The Elderly: A Special Problem
    3.   Risk Factors and Causes of Falls In The Elderly

Hour 2

  1. Prevention Of Falls In The Elderly
    1.   Fall Prevention Education Programs for Older Adults.
    2.   Regular Exercise and Physical Therapy
    3.   Exercise to Improve Balance

Hour 3

  1. A Special Problem: Falls In Nursing Homes
    1.  Falls In The Workplace
    2.  Falls In Nursing Homes and Hospitals
    3.  Preventing Falls: Hendrich II Model

 

Learning Objectives

  1. List causes and health hazards of falls.
  2. Outline methods of preventing falls among the elderly.
  3. List the techniques for improving balance among the elderly.
  4. Describe procedures to prevent falls and reduce the risks of injury.
Products specifications
Instructor M. Howard, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 47
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