The purpose of this course is to provide institutional staff with a best practice approach to the post-fall management. By having an increased knowledge or understanding of the post-fall management and its components, staff will be able to more easily explore appropriate solutions aimed at reducing the risk of further falls.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Post-Fall Assessment
Chapter 3: Post Fall Care Process
Chapter 4: Steps to Success
Chapter 5: Appendix
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.