Not every fall in a healthcare setting is preventable; there are countless potential causes of patient falls, counteracted by an ongoing responsibility for healthcare professionals to provide appropriate safety interventions. In this webinar, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Healthcare Administration Expert, Christian Mongrain explores patient fall events by examining the patient, the environment, and the most common intervention strategies.
Patient Falls in Healthcare Settings - Expert Webinar [VIDEO]
This video was recorded from the webinar on August 6, 2020.
- The patient assessment process
- Factors that may cause a patient to be identified as a fall risk
- The interventions available to provide for patient safety
Doctor of Physical Therapy & Healthcare Administration Expert
Dr. Mongrain has been the director of therapies for inpatient and outpatient facilities, including all inpatient therapies at Penn Medicine’s acute hospitals, their long term acute care hospital, subacute rehab, skilled-nursing facility, and the Penn Institute for Rehab Medicine. Throughout his career, Dr. Mongrain has guided and tracked patients through a comprehensive array of health services to ensure they receive quality and timely care at the most appropriate setting for their injury or illness.