Implementing Policy Change to Advance Falls Prevention: Training, Examples, and Resources
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Implementing Policy Change to Advance Falls Prevention: Training, Examples, and Resources


Date: April 11, 2013

Time: 3:00 PM ET - 4:30 PM ET

Type: Webinar

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Discover how you can have a real impact on older adult falls prevention through policy change in this informative webinar!


  • (Bonita) Lynn Beattie, PT, MPT, MHA, Vice President,  Injury Prevention, Lead, Falls Free® Initiative, Center for Healthy Aging, National Council on Aging.
  • Ellen Caylor Schneider, MBA, Research Scientist, UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Rhonda Siegel, MSEd, Injury Prevention Program Manager, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Emily Nabors, MSG, Program Coordinator and Evaluator, Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California.
  • Stanley J. Michaels. Hawaii State Department of Health, Emergency Medical Services Injury Prevention Systems Branch.
  • Scott K. Proescholdbell, MPH, Head, Injury Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, NC Division of Public Health.

Join us to:

  • Receive training on goals and identified policy changes to advance falls prevention, as featured in NCOA’s State Policy Toolkit for Advancing Fall Prevention.
  • Discuss strategies and indicators for implementing the policy changes.
  • Discuss real world examples of falls prevention policy changes being implemented.
  • Learn about resources for advancing falls prevention policy changes in your state or community.


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