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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA
Sue Ann Guildermann has more than forty years of experience providing education, leadership, and consultation to nonprofit and for-profit senior service organizations. Sue Ann is a registered nurse, with a BA and MA in communication. She currently conducts research of evidence-based findings and practices to create quality improvement programs, educational seminars, and conferences with targeted…Read full bio
1. Problem-Solving When a Resident Falls
This chapter will provide an overview for the content of this course. It will explain why the reduction of falls in your organization is vital. It will also provide learning objectives for the course.
2. Introduction to the Four Steps to Problem Solving: Clues to the Cause of a Fall
There are four different steps for problem-solving after a resident falls. This chapter will review the first step: “look for and discover the clues, evidence, conditions that caused or contributed to the problem."
3. Problem-Solving: Determining the Causes of the Fall and Preventative Next Steps
This chapter will continue to review the steps of problem-solving. This chapter covers Step 2: “from these clues, determine the root causes or reasons for the problem,” and Step 3: “put interventions and actions into place that match the identified causes.”
4. Problem-Solving: Evaluation of Interventions and Course Summary
This chapter covers the final step of problem-solving: “evaluate whether or not interventions are working and getting the results you had hoped for.” This chapter also summarizes the course.