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164643 - Falls in Elderly People: Definition, Epidemiology and Effective evidence based preventative strategies

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Knowledge and skill to define fall, identify at risk patient population and suggest effective evidence based prevention strategies.

Relevance to General Practice

Most fall related injuries are minor such as bruising, lacerations, strains and sprains resulting in presentation to general practitioners. In any general practice a significant proportion of patient population varying from 30-60% is of people aged 65 years and above. Hence by increasing knowledge base and skills of general practitioners in identifying this issue would consequent to a reduction in the number of fall presentations.

Learning outcomes
  • General practitioners will be able to define falls and recognise risk of falls in elderly patients.
  • General practitioners will be able to suggest and implement evidence based effective strategies for primary and secondary prevention of falls.
  • General practitioners will be able to recognise the clinical significance of recurrent falls and refer patient to appropriate services.
  • Delivery
    Title
    164643 - Falls in Elderly People: Definition, Epidemiology and Effective evidence based preventative strategies
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    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    25-Jul-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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