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Empira Falls Series: Causation of Resident Falls

presented by Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA

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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.

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This course is part 3 of a 4 part series of the Empira Fall Module. Empira is a consortium of Aging Service providers in Minnesota who created a successful Falls Management Program designed with evidenced-based research and practical application in the long term care setting. This course is designed to assist all staff in skilled nursing facilities with the identification of the intrinsic and personal conditions of the resident that may contribute to resident falls. Key intrinsic causes with successful solutions will be explained.

Meet Your Instructor

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…

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

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1. Intrinsic Causations; Internal and Personal Conditions

Through the collection and analysis of specific clues, facts and data, intrinsic causation can be discovered. It is necessary to assess and monitor for internal and personal conditions.

2. Extrinsic Causations; External and Environmental Conditions

Through the collection and analysis of specific clues, facts and data, extrinsic causation can be discovered. It is necessary to assess and monitor for external and environmental conditions.

3. Systemic Causation; Operational Conditions

Through the collection and analysis of specific clues, facts and data, systemic causation can be discovered. It is necessary to assess and monitor for operational conditions.

4. Operational Causation: Systemic Conditions

Through the collection and analysis of specific clues, facts and data, systemic causation can be discovered. It is necessary to assess and monitor for operational conditions such as policies, procedures and processes.

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