{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Using Functional Independence Measure Subscales to Predict Falls-Rapid Assessment

Purpose of Activity

To present a study conducted to extend previous research using the Functional Independence Measure to predict falls by using only subscales assessed earliest during admissions.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall the background data helpful for understanding the study conducted to predict falls using Functional Independence Measure subscales.
  2. Outline the methodology used for the study.
  3. Summarize the results of the study.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: RNJ0719C
Published: Jul/Aug 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Benjamin Fusco-Gessick, MA; Michele Cournan, DNP, RN, CRRN, ANP-BC
Topics: Falls