This engaging session will review a common but often overlooked and undertreated issue that affects many older patients. An update on the evidence for fall prevention interventions will be provided along with tools and practical tips to incorporate screening and preventive measures into routine practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • List 5 potentially modifiable risk factors for falls in community dwelling older adults
  • Conduct a physical exam specific to falls, including a gait assessment.
  • Discuss 5 evidence-based interventions that can reduce future falls.