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Fall Risk Evaluation & Management

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Objectives:

  • Understand the prevalence and financial burden of falls and fall-related injuries.

  • Appreciate the comorbidities and factors that raise the fall risk among those aging with HIV.

  • Learn how fall risk is assessed and managed in a Fall Prevention Clinic and how to apply those elements to your practice.

  • Drop the idea that a "mechanical ground-level fall" is "non-medical" or not worthy of further evaluation or preventative efforts.

  • Identify the common extrinsic and intrinsic factors that cause falls and how to address those that are modifiable.

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Language: English

Topic(s): HIV Primary Care, Comorbidities, Coinfections, & Complications

Resource type: Training Materials

Offers CE Credit? No

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