Fall-Related Brain Injury in Older Adults: Focus on Prevention– Discuss the prevalence and incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) secondary to falls in older adults. Describe the impact of fall-related TBIs on quality of life, morbidity, and mortality. Describe age-related changes that increase risk for falls/TBI in older adults. Describe the types of traumatic brain injuries that may occur secondary to a fall. Identify common fall related risk factors. Describe methods of identifying signs/symptoms related to TBI. Discuss evidence-based interventions in managing older adults following TBI.
1.0 Free Contact Hours for Occupational Therapists
This course also offers 1.5 Free CEUs for SW & 1.5 Contact Hours for PT