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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Recognize the background information the authors considered when planning and conducting their study of hospitalized patients' perceptions about their fall risk.
  2. Identify the characteristics of the participants in the study.
  3. Select the results of the study that offer insight to clinicians caring for this patient population.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate knowledge of a study describing hospitalized patients? perceptions about their fall risk by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
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  • 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: AJN0623
Published: June 2023
Expires: 3/6/2026
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Heidi Tymkew, DPT, MHS, PT; Beth Taylor, DCN, RDN-AP, CNSC, FCCM; Kara Vyers, BS; Eileen Costantinou, MSN, RN-BC; Cassandra Arroyo, PhD; Marilyn Schallom, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN-K
Topics: Falls , Patient Safety