Falls Prevention - Level 1 - Online Training Course - CPDUK Certified

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: eLearning

Falls Prevention - Level 1 - Online Training Course - CPDUK Certified.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Falls Prevention training course. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

This online Falls Prevention training course aims to develop knowledge of causes and raise the public's awareness of fall prevention. And to help seniors aged 65 and above prevent falls by addressing risk factors of falls early, as well as to understand how fall prevention impacts a person's daily life. This online Fall Prevention Awareness training course can help manage fall prevention.

Course content

This online Falls Prevention training course includes the following:

  • Introduction
  • Session 1 - Risk factors, causes and complications
  • Session 2 - Care planning and documentation
  • Session 3 - Social, medical and medication history
  • Session 4 - Preventing falls.

    Who is the course for?

    This Falls Prevention eLearning course is suitable for the following:

    • Domiciliary care workers
    • Home caregivers
    • Locum and agency care workers
    • Community healthcare assistants
    • Support workers
    • Care assistants.

    Course aims

    The aims of this Falls Prevention e-learning course are to:

    • Improve patient safety in long-term care facilities by educating people on how to reduce their risk of falling and improve their balance.
    • Improve environmental safety for older adults in homes.

        Learning objectives

        On completion of this Falls Prevention - Level 1 e-Learning course, the learner will be able to:

        • Recall causes of falls and risk factors for falls in the community setting
        • Assess a patient presented to the hospital after a fall in the community and give a differential diagnosis
        • Identify consequences of falls
        • Distinguish between a syncope and a fall
        • Decide when further investigation is necessary for someone who had a fall
        • Commence appropriate treatment, including pain relief
        • Describe the risk factors for inpatient falls and strategies that can be put in place to reduce them.

        Learning outcomes

        On completion of this Falls Prevention online training course, the learner will be able to:

        • Define a fall
        • Differentiate between mechanical or non-mechanical fall
        • Explain how to present a complaint
        • Outline the risk factors of falls in older people
        • Explain why risk factors matter
        • List the different causes of falls in older people
        • Describe the physical complications of falls
        • Know the psychological complications of falls
        • Know the difference between the physical and psychological complications of falls in older people
        • Know how to document a fall
        • List the potential causes of falls.

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