Evidenced-Based Health Policy Project briefing on falls among older adults 🗓

Events

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

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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:

Jane Mahoney
UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Stepping On, an evidence-based falls prevention program

David Mott
UW-Madison School of Pharmacy
Community pharmacist role in the prescription of fall-risk increasing drugs

Barb King
UW-Madison School of Nursing
Nurse-led interventions to maintain mobility in the hospital setting

Contact
Sam Austin
Evidence-Based Health Policy Project – UW-Madison Population Health Institute
6082654851
svaustin@wisc.edu

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