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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of the assessment and management of risk factors for falls in older adults.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline the components of an evidence-based falls assessment and identify risk factors for falls.
  2. Specify strategies to reduce falls in older adults, especially as related to maintaining skin integrity.
Price: $12.95


  • OPTA 1.75 CCU
  • TPTA 1.75 CCU

The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) has approved this activity for continuing education in Ohio. OPTA Approval # 20S2145.

This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.75 CCUs for PTs and PTAs. Course Approval #71158 TX.

Test Code: ASWC0117PT
Published: Jan 2017
Expires: 12/1/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Catherine Cheung, MD, FRCPC