Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum

University of Victoria is offering delivery of “Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum” starting in May 2024. 

The program is designed for those working with older adults in long-term, acute, and home care settings, as well as those interested in creating fall prevention plans. 

Program features

  • Flexible online learning: asynchronous format allows learners to continue working while studying
  • Learn from instructors who are fall prevention experts
    Opportunity to apply theory into practice and complete a fall-prevention implementation project tailored to your workplace

Program outcomes

  • Define the scope and nature of the problem of falls among older persons in your region and/or work setting
  • Provide fall risk identification and assessment
  • Assess and select fall prevention interventions based on risk assessment and using evidence-based strategies
  • Identify the social and policy contexts that influence fall prevention
  • Apply a program-planning model to design and implement a fall prevention program
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a fall prevention program

For more information and to register