L 08 Geriatric Patient Health Promotion

Thursday, 25 July 2013: 3:15 PM-4:30 PM
Moderator:  Harshida Patel, PhD, RN, Senior Lecturer, Institution of Health Care and Science, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Reducing Falls in Outpatients: Evaluation of Fall Risk Assessment and Identification of Fallers

Katherine Diane Pendleton-Romig, DNP, MSN, BSN, ADN, RN
Division of Nursing, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

Symptom Clusters in Patients Who Ruled Out for Acute Coronary Syndrome: Age Matters

Holli A. DeVon, PhD, RN, FAHA
College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Anne G. Rosenfeld, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Connect for Better Fall Prevention in Nursing Homes: Results from a Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD, MHSc1
Ruth A. Anderson, RN, PhD2
Eleanor S. McConnell, PhD, RN, APRN-BC3
Kristie Porter, MPH2
Sandro Pinheiro, PhD4
Kirsten Corazzini, PhD2
(1)Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC
(2)School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC
(3)Graduate Program, Gerontological Nursing, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC
(4)School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC