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Falls Prevention Seminars in Australia

Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety April 14 SeminarFor all our Australian falls prevention professionals, The Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety based at Monash University, is hosting two seminars this April:

Knowledge to action in falls prevention across the care continuum
Thursday 3 April
State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

This seminar has been developed to provide clinicians, quality staff and policy leaders, with up-to-date information on best practice for minimising falls and related harm in the hospital, home and residential aged care.
The seminar will address a broad range of topics including:

  • Insights into current falls prevention practice in Australia and the UK
  • Falls prevention in people with delirium and dementia
  • Nocturia and falls

Click here to view the seminar flyer.

Moving forward in patient safety: implementation in leadership and culture
Friday 4 April
Alfred Hospital, Melbourne

This seminar will provide delegates with practical “how to” and “best practice” tips for implementing and leading a new culture in patient safety with specific focus on:

  • Lessons learnt from Francis report - A UK perspective
  • Critical success factors for effective falls prevention program implementation
  • Medications and falls (including Vitamin D and sedatives)
  • Root cause analysis in hospital settings
  • Principles and practice of effective falls prevention exercise programs

Click here to view the seminar flyer.

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