Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Older Adult Falls Prevention Journal Club

Next Journal Club meeting is Tuesday February 24, 2015 from 11 – 12.

Purpose: A group of interested health professional will gather by phone to discuss Good reasons to encourage older adults to stick with fall prevention programs. Evidence of Detraining After 12-Week Home-Based Exercise Programs Designed to Reduce Fall-Risk Factors in Older People Recently Discharged From Hospital. The purpose is not to do an academic review of the article, but to examine the article to see how the information could be applied to our work in older adult fall prevention and to increase our knowledge of evidence-based fall prevention practices.

The Older Adult Fall Prevention Journal Club is open to any interested professionals who would like to learn more about the science of older adult fall prevention and would like to discuss evidence-based programs and the implementation of these programs.

Please call in to 712-432-0220 Pin: 2589

Contact Sallie Thoreson with questions about the Older Adult Falls Journal Club.