Falls Risk Management for Patients in Primary Care
Vicki Mercer, PT, PhD
Decrease risk of falls in UNC primary care patients who are 65 years and older, ambulatory, and enrolled in Medicare.
2017 IHQI Symposium Presentation Slides
(Falls Risk Management Segment: 2:07:00–2:29:00 minutes of Improvement Scholars Symposium 2017)
- Promotion of physical therapy referral for appropriate patients and implementation of Otago intervention in physical therapy practices continues
- Mercer VS, Melton J, Waycaster B, Zimmerman M. Falls risk assessment and intervention for older adults: An interprofessional approach. Northwest AHEC; April 23, 2018; Boone, NC.
- Mercer VS, Melton J, Zimmerman M. Falls risk assessment and intervention for older adults: An interprofessional approach. Northwest AHEC; November 9, 2017; Winston-Salem, NC.
- Mercer VS. It takes a village to prevent falls (keynote address). McDowell Falls Prevention Leadership Workshop; September 21, 2017; Marion, NC.