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PfP–NCD Pacing Event: Falls Prevention—Targeting and Tailoring Solutions

Senior Asian Couple Business Audience

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT.

Summary from 2/1 Pacing Event: “Falls Prevention: Targeting and Tailoring Solutions”

This Pacing Event was the second in a two-webinar series to discuss falls prevention. This session built on our January 25th review of the evidence base around falls prevention and patient mobility. Specifically, this event featured examples of tailored falls prevention interventions that address patient needs and the overall quality of patient care. The session included the hospital-level perspective on this work, including lessons learned and results achieved.

The session featured presentations from:

  • Kim Stanbery, MSN, RN, OCN, NEA-BC, from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Vizient HIIN), who discussed the hospital’s journey with falls reduction efforts, and presented a sample of the hospital’s patient-centered interventions.
  • Megan Duckworth, Research Assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, who discussed the Fall TIPS (Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety) toolkit and research (led by Patti Dykes PhD, RN), including describing its evidence-based interventions and the work and results associated with the pilot study;
  • Michelle Colbert, MSN, RN, CPPS, Manager, Patient Safety Risk Management at Jefferson Health (NJ HIIN), who discussed the hospital’s implementation of the Fall TIPS toolkit, including keys to success and plans to connect this work with their broader efforts to become a high reliability organization; and

To view and download slides and recording from this Pacing Event, click here