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eLearning module: Exercise Strategies and Screening for Falls Prevention

Developed for exercise and fitness professionals, the Exercise Strategies and Screening for Falls Prevention eLearning module aims to support the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention exercise strategies for older adults.

This eLearning module consists of six self-paced lessons, with a quiz and a survey on completion, and is anticipated to take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Individuals who complete the quiz and survey will receive a certificate of completion for the eLearning module.

This interactive, practical, and evidence-informed eLearning module will explore the role of exercise in preventing falls in older adults and help participants facilitate effective and relevant falls prevention exercise strategies for older adults living in the community. This eLearning module includes the following content:

  • Assessing falls risk
  • How to assess gait, mobility, strength, and balance
  • The importance of exercise for falls prevention in older adults
  • Special considerations and safety precautions when designing exercises for older adults
  • Important components of a falls prevention exercise program
  • Existing evidence-based falls prevention programs for older adults

Who should complete this module?

This module is suitable for Exercise and Activity Coordinators, Fitness Trainers, Peer Exercise Leaders, and Allied Health Assistants.

Cost: FREE

Get started today!

To start your learning, create a new, free account at the Injury Matters Learning Centre. Once your account is activated:

  1. Select “Site home” in the left-hand side bar
  2. Select “Health Professionals eLearning: Exercise Strategies and Screening for Falls Prevention”
  3. Click “Enrol”
  4. Start the course

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