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Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the occurrence and prevention of falls in older adults.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explore the prevalence of falls among older adults.
  2. Identify risk factors that predispose the older adult to falls.
  3. Discuss tests used to assess the older adult's risk of falling.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: NP0615B
Published: Jun 2015
Expires: 6/8/2019
Collections: Older Adults
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Scott J. Saccomano, PhD, RN, GNP-BC; Lucille R. Ferrara, EdD, MBA, RN, FNP-BC
Topics: Falls , Older Adults