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

April 11, 2013

Watch this webinar 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.


  • (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.

Watch the recording now, or click below to download just the PowerPoint slides used in the webinar.



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