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NYSPFP Fall Prevention Workshops

Monday, May 20, 2013 and Tuesday, May 21, 2013

: 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Workshop: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The Ramada Waterfront
41 Lakefront Drive
Geneva, NY 14456

: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Workshop: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
GNYHA Conference Center
555 W. 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
As part of its ongoing efforts to support hospitals in achieving successes in their fall prevention programs, NYSPFP will host two educational workshops for participating hospitals to learn about innovative approaches to reduce falls and related injuries. This solution-based workshop is designed to provide hospitals with information about the state of the science on fall prevention, in addition to practical techniques and strategies to identify risk factors and implement targeted, effective improvement activities. In addition, the workshops will provide a forum for hospitals in New York to come together and share challenges and successes with one another.

The workshops will be led by Patricia Quigley, PhD, MPH, ARNP, CRRN, FAAN, FAANP, Associate Director of the VA Sunshine Healthcare Network (VISN 8) Patient Safety Center and Associate Chief for Nursing Service and Research who will present successful evidence-based fall prevention and protection interventions.


• Patricia Quigley, PhD, MPH, ARNP, CRRN, FAAN, FAANP, Associate Director, VISN 8 Patient Safety Center, Associate Chief for Nursing Service and Research


Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages NYSPFP hospital liaisons, nursing-centered initiative team leaders, nursing leadership, rehab staff, and all those involved in addressing the issue of patient falls to attend the workshop.

Who To Contact

If you need assistance with registration for the workshop, please contact Joan Stewart at jstewart@nyspfp.org or (518) 431-7522.


To register for one of the fall prevention workshops, please click here to complete the online registration.
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