The Only National Forum to Help Prevent Falls in the Elderly & At Risk Population

Annually, falls among older adults are responsible for more than 20,000 deaths, 2.4 million emergency department visits, and more than $30 billion in direct medical costs.*Furthermore, each year somewhere between 700,000 & 1,000,000 people in the U.S. fall in the hospital setting.**

By attending the National Falls Prevention Conference you’ll join the leaders in this field helping to the tackle the challenges of Falls Prevention. This nationally collaborative program is designed to provide a platform for building on best practices across all sectors of the health care system, to prevent falls and fall related injuries in hospitals, home health, and long term care organizations nation wide.

You’ve asked; we listened! Join us to discuss actionable solutions regarding:

  • Implementing targeted solutions 
  • Sustaining and spreading improvements
  • Reducing hospital costs associated with falls and falls with injury
  • Focusing on patient population methods for HF, Cardiology, Neuro, Delirium, Dialysis, Palliative and Surgical Units
  • Best Practices with Fall Prevention Tools and successful implementation
  • Legal implications of fall occurrences in the hospital setting
  • Getting buy in with "C" suite
  • Success associated with a multidisciplinary team

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New Highlights for 2017 include:

  •  Preventing Falls in Acute Inpatient Psych Units
  •  Fall Harm Risk Scales/Scores
  •  Long Term Care
  •  Future of Fall Prevention
  •  Falls Prevention Technology
  •  Learning about resources in the community and how to access them
  •  Data supporting fall improvement
  •  Acute care should be more connected to community fall prevention efforts
  •  The amount of technology associated with detecting fall risks
  •  What to ask when a fall occurs
  •  Learning about transportation dilemmas and getting participants into community programs
  •  Cons of hourly rounding
  •  Funding opportunities from the NCOA
  •  The dichotomy of the two approaches to in-patient falls prevention
  •  The tree branch approach
  •  Home Meds Plus program
  •  The impact of malnutrition

Who Should Attend?


Injury Prevention Specialist


Patient Safety Director/Officer


Occupational Therapist


Physical Therapist


Quality and Safety Director/Officer


Fall Prevention Team Lead


Risk Management


Geriatric Nurse Practitioner


Director of Nursing


Nursing Home Administrator


Fall Prevention Coordinator

"It was an educational event, eye-opener. I’m thankful that all care settings were represented. "

Bernard Bandong, Hackensack-Meridian Health
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