K 10 SPECIAL SESSION: Physical Restraint and Falls in Older Hospitalized Adults: Where Do We Go From Here?

Saturday, 29 July 2017: 3:30 PM-4:00 PM
Summary: At the end of this session, participants will be able to (1) describe the history of physical restraint associated with hospital fall prevention, (2) identify organizational-, nurse-, and patient-level strategies to reduce physical restraint and falls, and (3) identify new directions of research to decrease restraint and fall rates.
Organizers:  Lorraine Mion, PhD, College of Nursing, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Moderators:  Gina B. Diaz, DNP, School of Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN, USA