Online course in falls prevention for the older person

This one semester online unit will teach students about the principles of falls prevention and falls injury prevention in the older person with a focus on the practical application of these principles. The unit will cover the following topics:

  • Risk factors of falls
  • Burden and economic implications of falls in the older person
  • Evidence-based falls prevention strategies
  • Falls program development, implementation and evaluation

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