How to Try This: Predicting Patient Falls
Collections: Never Events: Falls and trauma
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Categories: Evidence Based Practice, Geriatrics, Medical-Surgical, Physical Assessment /Diagnostic, Safety
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: November 2007
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To present registered professional nurses with detailed guidelines for using the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model to predict patients' risk of falling.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- outline the basis for the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model.
- use the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model.
- explain the various factors that help define a patient's risk of falling.