According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year. As healthcare providers it is essential to be familiar with the best assessment tools available based on the older adults needs. Review of assessment tools for evaluating fall risk and balance will be provided, as well as video demonstration of the procedures.
This Seminar-on-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 2||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA, RN|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate|
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on evaluating fall risk and balance.
At the conclusion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Recognize assessment tools including PASS, Modified Barthel Index, KELS, Bristol ADL, MBI, Criterion Referenced, and MDS 3.0
- Recognize the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health defines ADL as activity limitations.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 2
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Registered Nurses and Athletic Trainers.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand