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Wed, Sep 08



NCOA Connect Event: Partnerships in Action: The CARES Paramedicine Program in Ohio

This webinar is hosted by the National Council on Aging. Registration will take you to their link.

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Time & Location

Sep 08, 2021, 12:00 PM CDT


About the Event

Speakers from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will discuss their work to develop and implement an effective model for community paramedicine engagement in falls prevention.

Speakers will share how they embraced the community-based participatory action approach in their partnerships with EMS/community paramedicine and key lessons learned from working first-hand with partners in the field to identify and address falls risks on the spot.

We encourage you to watch this TED Talk before the webinar: Carmen Quatman: Transforming the Impact of Falls.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify opportunities for paramedicine agencies to contribute to community and clinical falls prevention efforts;
  2. Describe the development of a Community Falls Intervention Team (FIT) using a community-based participatory approach and quality improvement methods;
  3. Analyze communication optimization strategies to increase referral support and improved health outcomes for falls
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