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Fall-Related Injury in the Hospital
Speaker: J. Rush Pierce, MD

Department: Office of the Regional DeanRoom: TTUHSC SOP Auditorium
Directly Provided: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Campus: Amarillo

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Upon the completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
  • Identify at least three factors that are epidemiologically associated with falls in the elderly.
  • State the most common etiology of falling in the elderly.
  • Summarize the epidemiology of in-patient falls.
  • Describe the three steps in evaluating the in-patient who falls.
  • Demonstrate an appropriate bedside evaluation for injury of a hospitalize patient who has fallen.
Accreditation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.