Launch Module

To Obtain Credit

Method of Participation

This material is self-directed online training. You may stop and return at any time. You must be logged in to obtain credit.

Review the learning material in its entirety. Your progress through the module is tracked.

In order to obtain credit:

  • Complete the knowledge assessment (ungraded).
  • Complete the interactive case studies within the course.
  • Review each block of material – your progress is tracked.
  • Pass the knowledge check with a score of 80% or more.
  • Complete the course evaluation (you will be redirected to this on course completion).

Recommended Readings

  • GAPcare: The Geriatric Acute and Post-Acute Fall Prevention Intervention in the Emergency Department: Preliminary Data – M. Goldberg E, J. Marks S, Ilegbusi A, Resnik L et al. = AGS. 2019:68 (1): 198-206 – View Article
  • Deprescribing fall-risk increasing drugs (FRIDs) for the prevention of falls and fall-related complications: a systematic review and mata-analysis. Lee J, Negm Am, Peters R, Wong EK and Holbrook A. BMJ Open. 2021;11. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2019-035978 – View Article
  • Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines. Geriatric Fall Assessment (p.24 to 26) – View Document
  • Multifactorial and multiple component interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community (Review) – Hopewell S, Adedire O, Copsey BJ et al. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2018. DOI: 1002/14651858.CD012221.pub2. – View Document
  • Exercise to prevent falls in older adults: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis – Sherrington C, Mixhaleff ZA et al. – BMJ Sports Med. 2015: 51: 1749-1757 – View Document

Related Resources

Links
  • Shenvi, C. GEM Cast. Trauma in Older Adults. 2017 – Access Podcast
  • Shenvi C. GEM Cast. How to Help Prevent the Next Fall in your Older Patients. 2022 – Access Podcast
  • STEADI – Older Adults Fall Prevention – Access website