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Fall Prevention Training 8CEs
Friday, August 16, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM EST
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COURSE NAME:  Fall Prevention Training - 8 CEs

August 16, 2019
Hampton Inn & Suites – Largo   100 East Bay Drive   Largo, FL  33770

  • TRACKING NUMBER: 20-731312
  • COURSE TYPE: Live Course

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DESCRIPTION:

A unique, fun and successful approach to fall prevention! This course provides in-depth instruction in the Six-Step Balance System, a powerful yet simple, proven program, designed to help older adults prevent falls by practicing and repeating a series of movements and simple exercises regularly.

Agenda with Start/End Times:
7:30 – 8:00am Registration 8:00 – 9:00 Program Overview 9:00 – 10:00 Step One, Stretching in Bed 10:00 – 10:15 Break 10:15 – 10:45 Course Work (Interactive) 10:45 – 11:45 Step Two, Balance Exercises 11:45am – 12:15pm Intro to Balance Beam 12:15 - 1:15 Lunch (On Your Own) 1:15 – 2:15 Step Three, Ball Handling Activities Course Work (Interactive) 2:15 – 2:30 Step Four, Walking While Talking on the Phone 2:30 – 3:00 Step Five, The Slump 3:00 – 3:30 Course Work (Interactive) 3:30 – 3:45 Break 3:45 – 4:00 Step Six, Dancing with a Pillow 4:00 – 5:00 Practical Application/Problem Solving Course Work (Interactive) 5:00 – 5:30 Final Q&As

Abstract / Description:
A unique, fun and successful approach to fall prevention! This course provides in-depth instruction in the Six-Step Balance System™, a powerful yet simple, proven program, designed to help older adults prevent falls by practicing and repeating a series of movements and simple exercises regularly. It includes FUN activities like practicing: Stretching in Bed, “Jiggle, Wiggle and Wise” and the “Dancing with Your Pillow”. Course participants learn how to teach patients about the body’s natural ability to balance; increase self-confidence, leg strength, improve mobility and flexibility and reduce the fear of falling. The book “How to Prevent Falls: Better Balance, Independence and Energy in 6 Simple Steps” by Dr. Betty Perkins-Carpenter is provided to each participant and used as the course manual. The exercises and activities in the book are studied and practiced in the course. This is an intermediate course recommended for Occupational Therapists and Assistants.

Objective(s):
After completion of this course, the participant will learn: 1. To teach patients exercises and fun activities to increase their leg strength, improve mobility and reduce falls and the fear of falling; 2. To teach patients how to discover the body’s natural ability to balance; 3. To teach their patients how to ensure adherence to keep this training as on-going part of their lives by teaching them to use available resources; and 4. To provide fall prevention strategies for home safety.

Explain Course Relevance to OT Practice:

List other organizations who approved course for sanctions:
Florida Occupational Therapy Association (2018); Alaska OT Association; Delaware Board of OT Practice; Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (OT); Kentucky Board of Licensure for OT; Ohio OTPTAT Board; Florida Board of PT Practice; APTA Ohio Component; Pennsylvania Bureau of Professionals PT; National Certification Council of Activity Professionals; American Council on Exercise

Presenter Name(s) & Credentials:
Sharon Claye, Master Trainer Six-Step Balance System

 

 

Venue Name::
Hampton Inn & Suites - Largo

Venue Address: Street, City, Zip:
100 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33770

Venue Phone Number: 727-585-3333

Course Registration Contact Information

  • Contact Name:Donald Claye
  • Contact Phone:248-562-7111
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Website:https://fallpreventiontrainer.com/



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