Webinar- Fall Prevention Pitfalls During Staffing Variability: Strategies for Acute and Skilled Care

Date
June 13, 2024
Time
10:00am - 11:00am Pacific Time
Audience
CHI owner insured hospital risk managers, compliance officers, health information management personnel, clinical staff and educators, patient safety officers, quality improvement, and clinical and executive leadership.

Overview

This webinar will discuss recent trends in both acute and skilled care staffing and how staffing shortages or variability can impact patient outcomes, including falls and other adverse events. Strategies to endure staffing challenges and sustain efforts to prevent falls will be reviewed, incorporating the role of implicit bias in falls prevention.

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At the end of the webinar, the participant should be able to: 

  1. Examine recent staffing trends and the impact of staffing variability on patient falls and outcomes.
  2. Review strategies to prevent and manage falls when staffing is inconsistent.
  3. Evaluate areas where implicit bias can influence falls.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number 12205 for 1 contact hours.

This meeting has been approved for 1 contact hour of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal.

Faculty

Shannon Rose, MPH, COTA/L, LTC-CIP

Ms. Rose has 8+ years of clinical experience providing skilled care as a COTA/L for geriatric populations across the continuum of care. In 2018, she earned her Masters in Public Health and joined ECRI’s Aging Services team who provide risk management, quality improvement, and resident safety services to aging services organizations nationwide. She led a 3-year Falls Collaborative for 12 multi-site aging services organizations who implemented quality improvement projects leading to an 11% decrease in fall rates and $1.1 million in savings. Considered an expert in falls prevention, Ms. Rose is often consulted on strategies to prevent falls, creating evidence-based guidelines, toolkits, and presentations to help aging services organizations improve their falls prevention programs. Ms. Rose also earned her Long-Term Care Certification in Infection Prevention in 2022 and works with leaders in aging services to improve their infection prevention and control programs.

Handouts

Handouts will be posted 2 days prior to webinar.

Web Access

Zoom connection information is auto-generated and emailed to the participant upon registration.  Each participant has a unique link for connection.

Locations

Zoom connection information is auto-generated and emailed to the participant upon registration.  Each participant has a unique link for connection.