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Gerontological Nursing 2 credit undergraduate course Page 13 of 20

        • v.

          Continency

        • vi.

          Romberg Test, sternal push

      • vii.

        Use of assistive devices

      • viii.

        Tinetti Balance and Gait Evaluation

    • c.

      Environment

  • 7.

    Nursing management

    • a.

      Interventions

        • i.

          Risk assessment tool: try this: Fall Risk Assessment

        • ii.

          Fall prevention

          • 1.

            Education

          • 2.

            Environment

          • 3.

            Decreased use of physical restraints

        • iii.

          Treatments indicated per risk assessment

    • b.

      Organizational indicators to consider when evaluating the impact of a Fall Prevention Program

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