Age Friendly: Mobility- Preserving Mobility and Preventing Falls

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 15, 2021

Age Friendly Mobility: Preserving Mobility and Preventing Falls

October 15, 2021   12:15-1:15pm 

Presented by: 

Nicole (Nikki) Guy, MSN, RN, CSRN Quality Improvement Specialist UPMC Mercy. 

 

 

This program will explain functional decline in the older adult and why it poses a risk during hospitalization. Mobility assessment tools will be reviewed. Interventions to improve mobility and reduce fall risk in the hospitalized older adult will be explored.  

 

 

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals, nurses, physicians, students, residents, PT/OT, care management, social work and all other interested care providers. 

Learning Objectives

By the completion of this session, participants should be able to: 

1. Describe functional decline in the older adult.

2. Explain the correlation between decreased mobility and falls

3. Discuss intervention to assess and preserve mobility during hospitalization.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/15/2021
Course expires: 
10/29/2021
Event starts: 
10/15/2021 - 12:15pm
Event ends: 
10/15/2021 - 1:15pm
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust Street
Virtual
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Virtual 

Nicole (Nikki) Guy, MSN, RN, CSRN is a Quality Improvement Specialist UPMC Mercy She has been at UPMC for 8 years with clinical experience in critical care and interventional radiology.

 

 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:  No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this [replace with applicable format: live, enduring or blended] activity for a maximum of __1. 0_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is _1.0_ contact hours.

 

Pharmacy (CPE)

This knowledge-based activity provides _0_ contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. 

 

Physician Assistant (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for _0__ AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

 

Social Work

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive _1.0__ continuing education credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:  No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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