This course was created to provide long-term care nursing facilities (administrators and nursing staff) with practical guidance on meeting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s F-tag 689 requirements related to Accidents. Emphasis will be given to meeting the regulatory requirements concerning Avoidable Accidents (falls) and Position Change Alarms (PCAs). The clinical approach to meeting CMS guidance related to preventing falls and use of PCAs will be discussed.
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Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
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.