Perceptions and Knowledge of Patient and Care Providers: Recommendations for Prevention of Injurious Falls
Repository Posting Date2017-09-22T15:35:59Z
Author DetailsLynne Zajac, PhD, Department of Advanced Nursing Studies, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA; Deb Vargo, PhD, College of Nursing and Health, Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan, USA; Christina Silka, MSN; Barb Conover, MSN -- Nursing Administration, Promedica Flower Hospital, Sylvania, Ohio, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationZeta Theta-at-Large
Other Title(s)Creating a Culture of Safety
KeywordsBarriers to Prevent Patient Falls; Perceptions About Injurious Patient Falls; Recommendations for Fall Prevention
This presentation highlights the results and recommendations from a mixed method research study which utilized survey vignettes, focus groups, and patient interviews to identify care provider and patient knowledge and perception of barriers in the prevention of injurious falls in the hospital setting.