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Ausmed Education Learning Centre is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The standards developed by the ANCC are the highest and most rigorous in the world, and this accreditation means that you can be sure that all nursing education available through The Learning Centre meets or exceeds these high standards. Ausmed Education's provider number is P0342. Learn more about ANCC accreditation.
Identifying Falls Risk
This Video Learning Activity (VLA) will look at what a fall is, why identifying falls risk is important, and what we as healthcare professionals need to aware of, to appropriately identify fall risk.
- The importance of identifying falls risk
- Personal and environmental risk factors
- Screening and assessment
This VLA is designed for all nurses working in both inpatient and community health settings.
When Young People Fall
Falls in the older population is known and recognised as a significant clinical risk area. However, young people fall as well, and can sustain serious injury. This Video Learning Activity (VLA) will cover falls prevention education from the viewpoint of younger people.
- Medical considerations
- Drugs and alcohol
This VLA is designed for all nurses and other health professionals working with those aged under 65 years in inpatient wards of public and private hospitals, as well as residential aged care facilities.
This Video Learning Activity (VLA) will look at fall risk screening and assessment, why identifying appropriate fall risk interventions is important, and what we as healthcare professionals need to be aware of to provide best practice falls prevention at the bedside.
- Why recognise risk at the bedside?
- Risk factors – personal and environmental
- Identifying risk and implementing interventions
- Caring for your patient after a fall
This VLA is designed for nurses and other health professionals working in inpatient wards of public and private hospitals and residential aged care facilities.