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Strategies for Reducing Falls in the ED

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American Nurse Journal

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As more and more patients enter the hospital through the ED, emergency nurses are not only tasked with saving lives in emergencies – but they’re also responsible for keeping patients safe from adverse outcomes such as falls. In this informational webinar we will share eye-opening statistics, discuss human and financial costs of falls, identify risk factors and interventions, and focus on evidence-based practices in the utilization of technology for prevention of patient falls.

Course Objectives: 

  • Distinguish between the different types of falls
  • Discuss human and financial costs of a fall
  • Identify ED-specific risk factors for falls
  • Discuss evidence-based fall prevention practices in the emergency department
  • Discuss integration of technology into fall and injury prevention practices

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This webinar has been developed and is sponsored by: Stryker and American Nurse

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