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Acute Care Setting

Acute Care Setting

Falls happen, but they shouldn’t
Your MBA helps to understand, communicate and intervene on falls risk, in real-time
    Rationale for the MBA Approach: What’s the evidence?
  • What has demonstated Efficacy?
  • What has not?
  • Where should we focus now?
    MBA COMMUNICATION: Causes, Strategies & Red Flags, matched to the pace of Acute Care
  • Teach-back
  • Post Fall Huddle
  • ‘Priority Report’ Handoff
  • Telling families about falls: Apologies, Learning/engagement opportunities
    MBA TARGETED INTERVENTIONS to Match the Needs of Acute Care
  • Dementia/Delirium
  • Mobilization- why it matters
  • Toileting and addressing Urinary Retention
  • Protection/Surveillance
    The HOSPITALISTS’ MBA: The Key Role of Providers/Doctors in Falls Risk Management
  • Causes and Contributors
  • Assessment for Injury
  • Medication Review and management
    • Management of Postural Hypotension
    • Anticoagulation: Indication/Management of over anticoagulation
  • Documentation
  • MBA IMPROVEMENT TOOLS: Training/Competencies/Process Measures/Documentation