presented by Sue Ann Guildermann
Financial: Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA
Sue Ann Guildermann has more than forty years of experience providing education, leadership, and consultation to nonprofit and for-profit senior service organizations. Sue Ann is a registered nurse, with a BA and MA in communication. She currently conducts research of evidence-based findings and practices to create quality improvement programs, educational seminars, and conferences with targeted…Read full bio
1. Application of RCA to Resident Falls in Nursing Homes
Unlike many clinical conditions that have limited and defined causes and interventions, a fall is not just a fall. Falls are symptoms that can indicate intrinsic, extrinsic and systemic conditions are amiss. Each fall has unique and individual causes that require unique and individual interventions.
2. Fall Prevention and Management Process and Tools for Nursing Homes
While not all falls can be mitigated, their occurrence can be lessened through the diligent and consistent use of root cause analysis process and tools. Empira has created several tools to bring this complex theory to practical application in the nursing home.