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ACO Overview

ACO Compliance
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The course contains 14 Lessons taking about 1 Hour 10 Minutes

Healthcare facilities must assess and periodically reassess each patient’s risk for falling, including the potential risk associated with the patient’s medication regimen. Organizations must also address any identified risks of falling. Patents are not the only ones at risk for falls with injury. OSHA has requirements for hospitals to reduce the potential for staff falls and injuries as well. In this course, the student will learn about the danger of patient falls, how to incorporate a falls assessment and prevention program into patient safety activities, and steps to take to prevent staff injuries from falls.

  1 : Introduction to Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls
  2 : The Definition of Patient Falls
  3 : Scope of the Problem
  4 : Performance Measures
  5 : Causes of Patient Falls
  6 : Safety Interventions
  7 : Risk Assessments
  8 : Implementing a Fall Reduction Program
  9 : The Use of Restraints as a Fall Prevention Strategy
10 : Slips, Trips and Falls and Healthcare Worker
11 : Evaluating the Risks for Slips, Trips, and Falls
12 : Prevention Strategies
13 : Hazard Risk Assessment
14 : Employee Education