* Discuss the prevalence and incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) secondary to falls in older adults
* Describe the impact of fall-related TBIs on quality of life, morbidity, and mortality
* Describe age-related changes that increase risk for falls/TBI in older adults
* Describe the types of traumatic brain injuries that may occur secondary to a fall
* Identify common fall related risk factors
* Describe methods of identifying signs/symptoms related to TBI
* Discuss evidence-based interventions in managing older adults following TBI
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Philips Healthcare Learning Center (PHLC) is approved as a provider (provider number 6171) for continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Target Audience: Occupational Therapists. Content Level: Intermediate. Domain of OT: Performance Skills. Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA
Philips Healthcare Learning Center (ACE Approval Number 1176) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PHLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 08/19/2015 – 08/19/2018. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in this non-interactive course will receive 1.5 Clinical continuing education clock hour.
Philips Healthcare Learning Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15050, for 2.0 contact hours.
This program has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider No. 50-1191) for 1.5 Contact Hours. CE BrokerCourse Tracking No. 20-264452.
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Provider #886492219-0) for 1.5 Social Work continuing education contact hours. Valid through 03/31/2017
This program has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (Provider No. WV2011-0570RN) for 2.0 Contact Hours.
This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1.75 CE contact hours. Activity code: I00014491 Approval Number: 150000410
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886492219-1845) for 1.5 Category: Social Work, continuing education contact hours.
Dr. Flemming is a Physical Therapist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her current out-patient practice focuses on assessment and treatment of individuals with neurological diagnoses, falls risk and imbalance, and vestibular dysfunction. She has held Board Certification in Geriatric Physical Therapy since 1995 and has completed competency based training in vestibular rehabilitation. Past clinical experiences have included practice in skilled nursing facilities, home health care, and acute care settings. She has presented on topics related to neurological and vestibular rehabilitation with emphasis on falls prevention at many national and local conferences.
Dr. Flemming holds a Doctorate of Science in Geriatric Physical Therapy. Her doctoral clinical research focused on validation of a screening tool for homebound older adults at risk for falls.