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Rein Tideiksaar

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. 

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All states recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours. This course is accredited by the following boards:

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.

Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, South Carolina, and West Virginia Boards of Nursing through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256.  

Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #7046.  This document must be retained by the certified nurse assistant for a period of four years after the course completion. Provider approved by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing Assistive Personnel, Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants; CE Broker CE Provider #: 50-13256.   
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Post-Fall Management

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Post-Fall Management
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.  



Objectives


Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the importance of post fall assessment.
  2. List components of the post fall assessment.
  3. State the different definitions of falling.
  4. Explain the purpose of incident reports.
  5. List the steps to a successful post fall management program.

Curriculum


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Post-Fall Assessment

  • Reporting Falls
  • Eliminate Serious Injury and Urgent Conditions
  • Determine the Circumstances of the Fall
  • Evaluate the Environment
  • Assess Fall Risk

Chapter 3: Post Fall Care Process

  • Implement a Post Fall Care Plan
  • Interdisciplinary Care Plan Review
  • Communicate Fall Risk
  • Post Fall Monitoring

Chapter 4: Steps to Success

  • Create a Culture of Safety
  • Educate and Train Staff
  • Educate Patients and Family Members
  • Audit Staff Compliance.
  • Assess Recurrent Fallers
  • Fall Monitoring System
  • Falls Evaluation or Consultation team
  • Post-Fall Debriefing or Problem-Solving Conference

Chapter 5: Appendix

  • Fall Report Form
  • Post Fall Action Plan
  • Post Fall: Care Plan Interventions
  • Post Fall Checklist
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