Falls are a leading cause of injury in nursing homes. Because of this, nursing homes, and especially nurses who have direct care responsibilities, have a duty to help protect residents from falling. However, any failure to do
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Risk of Legal Liability
Chapter 3: Areas of Nursing Liability
Chapter 4: Fall Prevention Process
Chapter 5: Avoiding Legal Liability
Chapter 6: Specific Liability Topics
Chapter 7: Incident Reports, Charting
Chapter 8: Case Study
Rein Tideiksaar, PhD, PA-C, or Dr. Rein as he is commonly referred to, is the president of Fall Prevent, LLC, Blackwood, New Jersey, a consulting company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly.
Dr. Tideiksaar is a gerontologist, which is a health care professional who specializes in working with elderly patients, and a geriatric physician's assistant. He has been active in the area of fall prevention for over thirty years.