State Capitol, Room 411-S,
2 E. Main St.,
Madison, WI 53703.
Preventing Falls Among Older Adults: What’s New and Emerging at UW? An EBHPP Research Roundtable
Falls among older adults pose a serious health problem both nationally and here in Wisconsin, with the state ranking second nationally in fall-related death rates. Join the EBHPP for a Capitol Briefing on work conducted across multiple disciplines at UW-Madison to address this issue.
Featuring information and community partner perspectives from:
UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Stepping On, an evidence-based falls prevention program
UW-Madison School of Pharmacy
Community pharmacist role in the prescription of fall-risk increasing drugs
UW-Madison School of Nursing
Nurse-led interventions to maintain mobility in the hospital setting
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project – UW-Madison Population Health Institute