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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify the background information the authors considered when planning their study of the influencers of falls in the geriatric population.
  2. Select the results of the study that might lend insight when planning fall-prevention programs for geriatric patients.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate knowledge of a study examining the influence of age, sex, health conditions, and type of fall on the severity of injury, hospital length of stay, mortality, and discharge destination of geriatric patients by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH
  • NM - BON 2.0 CH
  • SC - BON 2.0 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: JTN0522A
Published: May/Jun 2022
Expires: 3/7/2025
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Frank H. O. Verbeek, MSc, RN; Wietske H. W. Ham, PhD, RN; André L. M. Verbeek, MD, PhD; Janneke M. de Man-van Ginkel, PhD, RN; Harmieke van Os-Medendorp, PhD; Paul Westers, PhD; Luke P. H. Leenen, MD, PhD
Categories: Geriatrics , Safety , Trauma
Topics: Falls , Older Adults