Why do Patients Fall, and What Can I Do? is a four-contact-hour video-based course available to physical therapists and assistants, and occupational therapists, and assistants. Why do Patients Fall, and What Can I Do? focuses on the causes and methods of prevention for patient falls.
As a fully-interactive, physical therapy and occupational therapy continuing education program, the user has complete control of the course and is able to navigate between various segments. Why do Patients Fall, and What Can I Do? offers users the opportunity to interact with the author.
About the Continuing Education Course Author: Suzanne Tinsley
Dr. Tinsley, Ph.D., PT, NCS received her Masters in Physical Therapy from Texas Womans University in 1986 and her Ph.D. in Neuropharmacology from LouisianaState University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 1999. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. Dr. Tinsley teaches medical pharmacology in the School of Allied Health Professions, School of Graduate Studies and School of Medicine. Dr. Tinsley is an APTA Board Certified Neurologic Physical Therapist and has presented nationally at APTA conferences as well as numerous continuing education seminars on the topic of pharmacology and rehabilitation. She currently serves as Chair of the Stoke SIG, Neurology Section, APTA. She has an active clinical practice in the area of neurological rehabilitation as well as an active clinical research agenda.