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I’ve Fallen Now What

by Shari Kalkstein

2 Ratings

Type: Online Course

Item: C910704CEC

Description

This course will provide trainers with the most up-to-date information on fall risk and balance assessments in older adults. We'll discuss specific balance activities that are sure to improve your clients' balance, as well as what to do after they fall. Attention will be given to injury assessment, floor mobility (with appropriate exercises), and calling for help. If you work with older adults, you won’t want to miss this very informative session.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACE
0.10
ACSM
1.00
AFPA
1.00
CHEK
1.00
CI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
NASM
0.10
NCCPT
0.10
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.25
NSCA
0.20
NSPA
1.00
PAI
1.00
PTAG
1.00
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00
W.I.T.S.
1.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Outline the information on fall risk and balance assessment.
  2. Describe key exercises necessary for fall prevention.
  3. Discuss key safety concerns following a fall.
  4. Incorporate healthy balance and fall activities into a current exercise program.
  5. Discuss common balance assessments as well as modified balance assessments on a balance pad.

Course Content

I’ve Fallen Now What
Test
I've Fallen! Now What?
Video

About the Author

Shari Kalkstein

Shari Kalkstein IDEA Author/Presenter

Shari Kalkstein is the owner and president of Fortify Your Frame, Inc. Shari created a small class setting geared toward older adults with the emphasis on core and spinal stability. Shari is a certified personal trainer, an IDEA elite personal trainer and a licensed physical therapy assistant with over 20 years experience. Certifications: ACSM, ACE, NSCA. As a national speaker for Cross Country Education, Shari travels throughout the country instructing a seminar titled "Strength Training and Exercise for the Aging Spine" offering CEU's for PT/PTA; OT/OTA, ACE, ACSM, NSCA and other allied health professionals.

2 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Sheri Chenevert on May 06, 2017

    This was wonderful! My 90 year old father needs every bit of this!!

  • by Gail McGhie on Oct 27, 2013

    This is great information for anyone that works with older clients. I will be putting this information to use tomorrow. And- I will be removing my mother's phone from her wall and adding night lights to her house. Thank you Shari!

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