Fall Prevention: A Nursing Perspective

Cindy Sayre, PhD, ARNP

Associate Administrator, Patient Care Services
University of Washington Medical Center

 Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe current evidence-based fall prevention strategies in the hospital and community settings.
  • Discuss barriers to preventing falls.
  • Articulate the impact of individual autonomy on the risk of falls.

[From the Winter 2014 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]