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Falls Prevention in High-Risk Populations

Please join us for this annual program, presented in partnership with the NH Falls Risk Reduction Task Force. Topics will include falls prevention strategies for individuals with dementia, frail older adults, individuals in in-patient settings, and in individuals with upper extremity fractures or with traumatic brain injury.

All interested healthcare and related professionals are welcome!

Activity Details
Start Date: October 4, 2017
End Date: October 4, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 4:05 pm
Location: SERESCS Conference Center
Bedford, NH
Download: Event Flyer

Registration for this event is full. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please e-mail Lora.A.Gerard@hitchcock.org.

Registration is online and by credit card only.

The registration fee is $35.

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is September 27, 2017. There will be no refunds after that date. A $10 administrative fee will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Speakers & Topics
9:00 am - 9:30 am Registration
9:30 am - 10:30 am Dementia and Falls
~ Ritamarie Moscola, MD, MPH
~ Consuelo Alvarez, MD
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 11:45 am Physical Activity for Mobility-Limited Older Adults
~ Kieran Reid, PhD, MPH
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch (last 15 minutes is guided Tai Chi)
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Reducing Falls in an In-patient Setting
~ Mary Catherine Rawls, MS, BSN, RN-BC, ONC
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Upper Extremity Fractures
~ Christine McDonough, PT, PhD
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Traumatic Brain Injury
~ Debra Fournier, MHCDS, APRN, MSN
4:00 pm - 4:05 pm Closing Remarks
4:05 pm Adjournment
Learning Outcome

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss at least two strategies for falls prevention in high-risk populations.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 5 contact hours.

Receiving Credit

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive credit for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A credit tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Credits will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

For questions or technical support, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Lora.A.Gerard@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Employees - Tuition fees must be paid online by credit card. D-H Accounts Payable will no longer process internal transfers of registration fees. Individuals must pay online with a credit card and then seek reimbursement, if appropriate.

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