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Alzheimer's Disease and Falling: What's The Connection - DEMO

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Objectives

The purpose of this course is to make health providers in both the community and institutional setting (nursing home, assisted living facility, etc.) aware of the causes of falls and preventive strategies in persons with AD. Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

•Identify the extent and consequences of falling in AD
•List 2 common fall risk factors in AD 
•List 2 common injury risk factors in AD
•Describe common environmental risk factors for falls in AD
•Explain behavioral fall risk factors in AD
•State 3 strategies to prevent falls in AD

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