In this course, we will explore the value of incorporating physical therapy in the ED. We will discuss the costs associated with caring for fall-related injuries and the benefits of building a falls protocol, and early PT consult. We will help you better understand the concept of value-based care and the positive impacts of PT services in the ED.
Upon conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the cost associated with fall-related care and outcomes
- Analyze literature on outcomes related to fall interventions and specifically physical therapy
- Utilize quality improvement strategies to address complex issue of falls in the ED
Attendance at this Mayo Clinic-accredited course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, and the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.