19AH014 - Spring Into Fall Prevention (CGEC)

Apr 10, 2019 Closed Allied Health

19AH014 - <i>Spring</i> Into Fall Prevention (CGEC)

Description

Online registration is now closed. The course is full.



MAHEC and the WNC Fall Prevention Coalition (WNCFPC) have teamed up to offer this educational day devoted to Fall Prevention. Join your healthcare colleagues to learn from a variety of experts who are leading the way to prevent injurious falls in our region and beyond. Interested community members are also welcome, and must pre-register. Exhibitors will be on-site with related services.

This project is supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number #U1QHP28734-01-00, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.

Target Audience

Healthcare Providers and Interested Community Members

Objectives

Upon completion of this education activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize the benefits of regional and state fall prevention collaborations, including CHAMP and the US DHHS Administration for Community Living (ACL) Programs
  • Discuss the ways that hearing and vision impact falls
  • Appreciate the approaches that a physician may use to address fall screening and referral
  • Incorporate alternative exercises for fall prevention, such as Feldenkrais and Tai Chi
  • Integrate the concepts of safe aging-in-place design/programs into fall prevention efforts

Faculty

  • Ellen Bailey, MA, MPH
  • Katie Bartholomew, RN, MSN, CCM, CNM
  • Gene Brown
  • Amber Chapman
  • Alison H. Climo, MSW, PhD
  • Richard Duncan, MRP
  • Adam Kaufman, MD
  • Vicki S. Mercer, PT, PhD
  • Tina Miller
  • Cynthia Moses, PT, DPT
  • Cheryl Mott, OTD, OTR/L, CLVT
  • Lavinia Plonka, GCFP, RSME
  • Anne Plyler, MA, PT
  • Stephanie Stewart, MS, GCG
  • James S. Wiprut, BC, HIS, IHS

Fees

Brochure / Registration Form