Introduction to Falls and Injury Prevention
This is an introduction to Fall and Injury Prevention that was developed in partnership between all BC health authorities. This course is intended for ALL health authority staff (clinical and non-clinical). The goals of this module are to:
Provide an overview of falls within various healthcare settings and within the community.
Describe the risk factors for falls
Review the principles of fall prevention from the perspectives of care providers and non-care providers.
Discuss the strategies to reduce the risk of falls for health authority clients.
Outline what to do if someone falls.
This course consists of a series of slides and interactive activities. There is a final reflection at the end of the module.
Prior to attending educational sessions, you must obtain approval from your manager or supervisor if attending on scheduled work time (or if you expect to be reimbursed if attending outside of work time).
This course is intended for ALL health authority staff (clinical and non-clinical).