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Fall Prevention: Effective Use of Assessments, Rounding, and White Boards in New York Hospitals

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
This webinar will highlight successful efforts within the region in implementing fall prevention programs that effectively utilize assessments, patient-safety rounding, and white boards. Attendees will hear from their peers at other New York hospitals about multifaceted approaches to preventing injuries from falls, including individualized and environmental interventions, and have the opportunity to brainstorm about how to incorporate some of these strategies into existing fall prevention efforts, or initiating a new program.


• Lourdes Mellino, MA, MEd, RN, NEA-BC, Director, Professional Nursing Practice, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
• Kiera Champlin-Kuhn, R.N., B.S., Director of Quality, Safety and Utilization Management, F.F. Thompson Hospital
• Margaret Cusumano, M.S., R.N., F.A.C.H.E., Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Vassar Brothers Medical Center

How to join the Webconference

1. Click on the following link to begin logging on: https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/onstage/g.php?d=646958434&t=a
2. Enter your name and e-mail
3. Enter the case-sensitive password: Prevent123
4. Click the “Join Now” button.
5. Fill in any additional information requested.
6. Click the “Submit” button at the bottom right-hand side of your screen.

After loading, a pop-up box will appear with the following dial-in instructions:

• The toll-free phone number: (877) 668-4493
• The Meeting ID number: 646 958 434
• Your unique Attendee ID number: ____ (Assigned when you log into the Webconference) You will need to key this number into the telephone to ensure your computer and telephone are linked.

This Webconference will be presented with Closed Captioning. You can begin accessing the closed captioning 10 minutes prior to the start of the Webconference, either in the WebEx media viewer, or by opening a separate window in your browser and using the following link: http://www.captionedtext.com/client/event.aspx?CustomerID=1367&EventID=2097588


Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages all NYSPFP hospital liaisons, nursing-centered initiative team leaders, and data leads to participate.

Who To Contact

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

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