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Activity Steps


This article reviews a study that presents multiple variables in predicting injurious falls within a hospital setting along with implications for practice.

Outline: Introduction; Background and Literature Review; Methods; Results; Discussion; Implications and Conclusion

Education Level: Intermediate

Content Focus: OT Service Delivery Format: Online

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits: A score of 70% or greater on the posttest

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a study done to determine which patient factors are associated with injurious falls in hospitalized adults.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discern background information helpful in understanding the purpose of this study.
  2. Identify the methods, results, and implications of this study.
Price: $6.95


  • AOTA 0.05 CEUs/1/2 Contact Hour

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Professions: Occupational Therapist
Test Code: AJN0916AOT
Published: Sep 2016
Expires: 7/1/2025
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Amy L. Hester, PhD, RN; Pao-Feng Tsai, PhD, RN; Mallik Rettiganti, PhD; Anita Mitchell, PhD, APRN