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Fall Prevention

Jenny Roraback-Carson, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Washington

Medical Director

Full Life Care

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Kristina Cosley, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist, Harborview Medical Center

University of Washington

University of Washington

Learning Objectives

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

Utilize the CDC’s STEADI Toolkit to guide the implementation of Fall Prevention in your clinic

Enhance mobility and safety for your patients by evaluating gait, providing equipment recommendations and referring to evidence-based exercise programs

Effectively deprescribe to reduce your patients fall risk

[From the Spring 2023 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]