Fall Prevention: Keeping our older patients Standing Strong

26sep11:00 am12:00 pmFall Prevention: Keeping our older patients Standing StrongSDAHO Webinar

Event Details

September 26 at 11:00am CST/10:00am MST


This program will focus on identification of fall risk in the older adult; interventions to mitigate risk that can be done in the clinic setting; and referrals for fall prevention programming.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learners will be able to screen older adults for fall risk.
  2. Learners will list three risk factors for falls in the older adult.
  3. Learners will verbalize the variety of options for referrals when fall risk is observed.
  4. Learners will discuss the difference between the programming options for fall prevention.
  5. Learners will describe the referral mechanism to fall prevention programming.

CE’s: NHA & SW

Presenteres: Karla Cazer, MSN, RN-C, GCNS-GC, CFCN; Abigail Gramlick-Mueller, APRN-CNP, DNP, RD, CCM; Sanford Medical Center

Karla Cazer is the Manager of the Faith Community Nursing Center, and community-based nurse foot care clinics at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. She is received her Master’s Degree in Nursing at South Dakota State University and is a Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist and Certified Faith Community Nurse. Karla has worked in community-based health for over 20 years, and is passionate about enabling older adults to remain active and independent. Karla provides nurse education as a Respecting Choices Facilitation Trainer, lead faculty for the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course, and Foot and Nail Care Certification training.  Currently, Karla is Co-Director for two Administration for Community Living Falls Prevention Grants at Sanford Medical Center, implementing A Matter of Balance, Stay Active & Independent for Life, Bingocize®, and CAPABLE.

Abby Gramlick-Mueller works at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls as a Nurse Scientist.  Abby has her Doctor of Nursing Practice from South Dakota State University and is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  Abby works closely with the clinical teams in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings at Sanford to advance care delivery through innovation driven by evidenced based practice (EBP) and nursing research.

Abby’s work experience includes work as a registered nurse at Sanford in the Birthplace, the Endocrinology Clinic and in Adult Critical Care. She has worked as a nurse practitioner in the areas of family medicine, hospital medicine, chemical dependency, and occupational health. She also worked for a decade as the clinical director of a medical management company assisting with program and policy development.


Registration is free for SDAHO Members and $49 for Non-Members.

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