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Rein Tideiksaar

Rein Tideiksaar, PhD, PA-C, or Dr. Rein as he is commonly referred to, is the president of Fall Prevent, LLC, Blackwood, New Jersey, a consulting company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly.

Dr. Tideiksaar is a gerontologist, which is a health care professional who specializes in working with elderly patients, and a geriatric physician's assistant. He has been active in the area of fall prevention for over thirty years. 

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Class Accreditation

All states recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours. This course is accredited by the following boards:

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.

Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Carolina, and West Virginia Boards of Nursing through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256.  
Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #7046.  Provider approved by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing Assistive Personnel, Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants; CE Broker CE Provider #: 50-13256.   

Caring for People with Fall Risks

Contact Hours: 1
Cost: $12.00

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Caring for People with Fall Risks
For a complete list of accreditations for this course, please see the accreditation information box below the author’s bio.  All states recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours.

Caring for People With Fall Risks

Health care providers can help reduce patient's chances of falling and of suffering serious injuries like hip fractures and traumatic brain damage. Every day, in nursing homes located throughout the United States, hundreds of residents will experience one or more falls. Prevention of falls, whether causing injury or not, is a key safety issue in health care settings.

The interest in fall prevention has flourished and, as a result, our thinking about falls has dramatically changed. We now have a better understanding of why falls occur and, more importantly, what can be done to prevent falls from happening. As health care providers, we have a responsibility to promote the safety of our patients, residents, or clients. This means learning how to care for people that carry an increased risk of falls. 


Upon completion of the course, the participant should be able to:
  • Identify confusion disorders.
  • Recognize and identify signs of fall risk.
  • List hazards of fall risks.
  • Identify safety tips for fall prevention.


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Managing Residents with Confusion Disorders 
  • Residents with Confusion Disorders
Chapter 3: Residents Who Wander 
  • Residents Who Wander
Chapter 4: Fall Risks Associated with Incontinence 
  • Residents with Incontinence
Chapter 5: Fall Risks Associated with the Hypotensive Resident 
  • Hypotensive Residents
Chapter 6: Fall Risks Associated with the Neurological and Musculoskeletal Disorder Resident 
  • Residents with Neurological and Musculoskeletal Disorders
Chapter 7: Fall Risks Associated with the Diabetic Resident 
  • Residents with Diabetes
Chapter 8: Conclusion

Chapter 9: Reference Support