Interprofessional Falls Prevention Training

The interprofessional falls prevention training module focuses on best practices to prevent falls among older adult populations.

This training module includes two components: (1) a training video and (2) additional falls prevention resources.

Training Video:

Additional Resources:

Falls Prevention and Your Older Patients (PDF)
This brochure created by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy provides advice that health care professionals can share with older adult patients to help prevent falls.

Medicines and Fall Risk Brochure (PDF)
This brochure created by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy explains how certain medications can increase the risk of falls in older adults and provides information about how patients can lower their risk.

Preventing Falls Brochure (PDF)
This brochure created by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy outlines tips and to help older adult patients decrease their risk of falls.

STEADI: The Pharmacist’s Role in Older Adult Fall Prevention
Developed through a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), this online application-based training is free for APhA members and non-members alike, and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

2010 AGS/BGS Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention of Falls in Older Persons (PDF)
This documents provides a summary of recommendations for the prevention of falls in older persons issued by the American Geriatrics Society.