Free AHRQ LTC Staff Training Materials on Condition Changes and Falls

Angie Szumlinski
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September 19, 2018

For a limited time, long-term care facilities can order up to 500 copies of three training tools to help staff at all levels of care prevent resident falls and detect and communicate changes in a resident’s condition.

Free shipping is available for orders shipped within the U.S. and its territories through September 25. To order, use AHRQ Promo code 44 and call the AHRQ Clearinghouse at 800-358-9295 or email AHRQPubs@ahrq.hhs.govRemember to reference the publication number. Don’t wait – supplies are limited!

Order any or all of the following workbooks, which make up a three-module set of training materials:

AHRQ publication #A12-0001-2:
Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities: Detecting Change in a Resident’s Condition, Module 1. This 27-page workbook helps staff learn how to detect changes and identify whether changes in a resident’s condition are important.

AHRQ publication #A12-0001-3:
Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities: Communicating Change in a Resident’s Condition, Module 2. This 27-page workbook demonstrates how communication lapses impact patient safety and teaches effective communication tools.

AHRQ publication #A12-0001-4:
Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities: Falls Prevention and Management, Module 3. This 27-page workbook teaches risk factors for falls and how falls can be prevented.


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