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PDC20082 - Falls Prevention in the Community

Overview

At a glance

Falls can happen to anyone, anywhere and at anytime. As you grow older however, falls increase in likelihood and injuries tend to become more severe. This online Short Course introduces the common precautions and strategies that can be implemented in our homes to prevent the risk of falling.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

Falls can happen to anyone, anywhere and at anytime. As you grow older however, falls increase in likelihood and injuries tend to become more severe. This online Short Course introduces the common precautions and strategies that can be implemented in our homes to prevent the risk of falling.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the common risk factors for falls in the home
  2. Recognise the potential intrinsic and extrinsic risks for falls
  3. Explore falls prevention management strategies in your work practice.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au.