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Standing Together to Prevent Falls Conference

 

CenterPlace Great Room • 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA
Thursday, September 20, 2012 • 9:00am–3:00pm
Cost: $40.00

EVENT FLYER (pdf)

Standing Together to Prevent Falls is a conference for professional to discuss falls in older adults.

Dr. Dorothy Baker, a researcher from Yale University will be presenting on effective strategies used nationally to prevent falls. A panel discussion with a physical therapist, pharmacist, endocrinologist and caregivers will dissect the issue and create comprehensive solutions for reducing the number of older adults who fall in Spokane County. Standing together we can prevent senior falls!

Content is applicable for nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, discharge planners and formal caregivers.

This conference will include:

  • Data on the prevalence of senior falls
  • Effective strategies for identifying and mitigating fall risks
  • Networking opportunities to discuss issues with falls and learn from colleagues and fellow professionals

CMEs available for:
American Medical Response OTEP, formal caregivers, nurses, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.
Certificate of attendance provided to all attendees.
 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Registration deadline: Friday, September 14, 2012.
Register here or by calling (509) 324-1530
ADA Requests: Please call (509) 324-1530 by September 14, 2012

BREAKFAST and LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED.
Vegetarian options are available.

Vendor Opportunities:
A limited number of vendor opportunities are available.
Call (509) 324-3613 or email mrlee@srhd.org to reserve your spot by September 14, 2012

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