Pre-test: Fall Risk Assessment And Prevention

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 89

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Pre-test: Fall Risk Assessment And Prevention

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When an elderly person falls, they psychologically feel more capable of handling fall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    One way to standardized an approach to fall risk identification is through the use of a fall risk assessment tool.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What patient are at the highest risk for falling. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      History of falls

    • B. 

      Impaired cognition

    • C. 

      Impaired mobility

    • D. 

      Patient in a cluttered rooms

  • 4. 
    You only need to do a fall risk assessment once a month on your patient because they likely will not change status.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is true regarding falls in elderly?
    • A. 

      A patient should not use a walker to ambulate if their motor strength is intact.

    • B. 

      Hip fractures are not the most frequent type of fall-related fractures.

    • C. 

      A motorized scooter is a better option to prevent falls in the elderly.

    • D. 

      Medication use may contribute to increased fall risk.

Back to Top Back to top