This certificate-based course is designed for anyone with roles in the healthcare and social assistance sector who would like to learn about the consequences a fall may have on a person, some of the reasons people fall, and how falls can impact a person physically, emotionally, and socially.
Average course completion time is around 20-40 minutes. Successful completion of this course requires 80% or more correct answers in the quiz.
Prevention and Management of Falls
This online-only course consists of one unit of content and an auto-assessed quiz. You’ll learn all about what contributes to falls, how to manage the factors that contribute to falls, and what to do if someone suffers fall-related injuries.
Duration: 60 - 90 minutes
Who is the course for?
Anyone with roles in the healthcare and social assistance sector who needs to know about the consequences a fall may have on a person.
Specific To This Course
- Articulate the intrinsic and extrinsic conditions that may predispose a person to fall
- Demonstrate an understanding of fall consequences
- Identify people at risk of falls and minimise fall risk
- Discuss how falls can be effectively managed