Fall Reduction in the Emergency Department Using a Fall Prevention Bundle
Review TypeNone: Event Material, Invited Presentation
Repository Posting Date2019-02-14T16:49:48Z
Author(s)Pop, Hannah L.; Lamb, Karen V.; Livesay, Sarah; Altman, Patricia; Nora, MaryElizabeth; Sanchez, Andrea
Author DetailsHannah L. Pop, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN; Karen V. Lamb, DNP, RNDrc; Sarah Livesay, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, ACNS-BC -- College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA; Patricia Altman, MSN, RN, CEN; MaryElizabeth Nora, MSN, RN, CNL; Andrea Sanchez, BSN, RN -- Emergency Department, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationGamma Phi
Level of EvidenceN/A
A successful reduction in patient falls was achieved the ED through a fall prevention bundle composed of improved fall-risk screening, multifactorial interventions, and staff education. High rates of fall risk screening and fall precaution application post-implementation reduced the fall rate by half while averting even a single fall with injury.
DescriptionCreating Healthy Work Environments 2019:Innovating Healthy Clinical and Academic Environments: Optimizing Patient Outcomes and Professional Well-Being, February 22-24, 2019. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Conference NameCreating Healthy Work Environments 2019
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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