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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of the assessment and management of risk factors for falls in older adults.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the components of an evidence-based falls assessment and identify risk factors for falls.
  2. Specify strategies to reduce falls in older adults, especially as related to maintaining skin integrity.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ASWC0117
Published: Jan 2017
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Catherine Cheung, MD, FRCPC
Categories: Geriatrics , Skin/Wound Care
Specialties: Gerontology, Wound