2014 NC Falls Prevention Summit: Collaboration through the Continuum of Care

McKimmon Conference and Training Center
March 25, 2014


Morning Presentations:

        Scott Proescholdbell, MPH, NC Division of Public Health

        Kate Queen, MD, Mountain Medical Associates; Lori Schrodt, PT, MS, PhD, Western Carolina University; and Rebecca Chaplin, MA, Land of Sky Area Agency on Aging

Breakout Sessions:

  • EMS as Agents of Falls Prevention
        Leveraging New Partnerships: Tiffany Shubert, PT, PhD, UNC School of Medicine
        McDowell Balance Project: Mark Johnson, RN, CCEMT-P, Mission Hospitals

  • Technical Assistance for Connecting Clinical and Community-based Services
        Connecting Clinical and Community-based Services: Kate Queen, MD, Mountain Medical Associates
        Technical Assistance for Connecting Clinical and Community-based Services: Linda Miller, MA, Centralina Area Agency on Aging
        In Home/Community Rehabilitation Services: Victoria Tilley, PT, GCS, ElderFit In Home Rehab

  • Medications and Falls
        Falls: A Focus on Medications: Jena Ivey Burkhart, PharmD, UNC School of Pharmacy

  • Implementation Basics of Evidence-based Falls Prevention Programs
        Healthy Aging: Partnering to Optimize Balance: Lori Schrodt, PT, MS, PhD, Western Carolina University and Rebecca Chaplin, MA, Land of Sky Area Agency on Aging

Closing Plenary:

        Rebecca Hunter, MEd, UNC Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention



  



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