An ‘Upstream Approach to Falls Prevention’ is an online learning module which was developed with public health professionals in mind, but is also relevant for all Alberta Health Services staff, as well as others who work in the community who have an opportunity to impact the lives of Albertans as they age. The purpose of the module is to understand the importance of older adult falls prevention and be aware of upstream actions and strategies that can be used to address falls. The module introduces facts about falls, risk factors for falls, and provides a comprehensive health promotion framework to address falls in older adults and the broader population.
The module takes approximately between 30 minutes to complete.
Note: Certificates are typically e-mailed out weekly. Repeating the course will not generate a faster return of a certificate.