$29.00

Hours: 3    Approvals: APPROVED ALZHEIMER'S DEMENTIA, RCFE, ARF

Fall Risk and Prevention: Dementia

3 Hours Approved Dementia Course

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths for older adults. One in five falls causes serious injury such as a hip fractures or concussion.  Problems with vision and balance, along with weakened bones and muscle loss, increase the risk for a fall.

Individuals with dementia are at higher risk for falls than people who do no have dementia.  Impairment in judgment, sensory motor perception   and difficulty communicating are a perfect storm for a fall.  Individuals with dementia who do take a fall are at increased risk for serious fractures than elderly people who are not cognitively impaired. Many risk factors in the environment can be modified to prevent falls.

The course will also take a close look at how induvial with cerebral palsy are also at increased risk for falls.

Course Objectives:

Understanding of the prevalence and consequences of falls among the elderly

Knowledge of how dementia is associated with increased risk or falls.

Knowledge of how medication, vision and hearing issues, and orthostatic hypotension can increase the risk for falls.

Learn ways to alter the environment to prevent falls.

What our customers are saying..

On line courses

ala-carte
★★★★★
Its very helpful.
- Nerissa Cristobal

Smart Seminars

ala-carte
★★★★★
ORGANIZED AND EASY TO USE. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND SMART SEMINARS FOR FUTURE CLASSES.”
- Jeaneth Cabrera

Licensee/adm.

ala-carte
★★★★★
Its good to be updated, refreshed by attending these classes. We will see u in 2 yrs.
- Nerissa Cristobal

Administrator

ala-carte
★★★★★
Thank you, I learned a lots. Some information I do not know
- Ignatius Rusli

HIV/TB

ala-carte
★★★★★
THE COURSE WAS WELL ORGANIZED AND EASY TO USE. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND SMART SEMINARS FOR FUTURE CLASSES.
- Zipora

ARF

arf-admin
★★★★★
I enjoyed the course it as very informative and keep my interest the instructors were very good
- Michelle lewis

ARF Course

arf-admin
★★★★★
Instructors are professional, very informative, and take their time to answer all your questions. Would recommend it to anyone that is in the process of becoming certified.
- TYREASE WILLIAMS

Initial Administrator Course

arf-admin
★★★★★
Dr. Brotman provides the resources needed to assist in passing the Administrator Exam as well as the resources needed to assist in your profession as a successful Administrator. Appreciate the course and Dr. Brotman!
- Larissa Celles

Excellent service

arf-admin
★★★★★
The ARF Coure was an amazing course. I enjoyed the instructors. They were very professional and knowledgeable about the information. I will forever be a customer. Great service!
- Dominique Harris