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Removing Stumbling Blocks to Prevent Falls

September 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Older Adults Stretching

A simple stumble or slip can result in a serious injury or even death. Individuals 65 and older are at a higher risk for injury from a fall, which most often happens at home or at a residential care facility. Encouraging participation in evidence-based programs can help prevent a fall by increasing balance and strength, while also improving quality of life.

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  1. Explore opportunities to implement fall screening in communities across South Dakota
  2. Explain the value of evidence-based fall prevention programs
  3. Describe the personal benefits to individuals who participate in evidence-based fall prevention programs
  4. Review availability of programs across South Dakota


  • Nikki Prosch, MS, PAPHS, 200hr RYT; Health & Physical Activity Field Specialist II – | SDSU Extension
  • Abigail Gramlick-Mueller, APRN, DNP, RD, CCM; Nurse Scientist | Sanford USD Medical Center
  • Karla Cazar, MSN, RN-BC, GCNS-BC, CRCN; Parish Nurse Coordinator | Faith Community Nursing Center, Sanford USD Medical Center

Continuing Education:

If you are NOT a Sanford Employee and you would like to obtain CE credit for this Webinar, you must first register via the Sanford Health Site. Once registered on the Sanford site, you will be asked to Register for the Webinar.

If you ARE a Sanford Employee and you would like to obtain CE credit for this Webinar, visit the Sanford Health Site to complete the CE form. You will be asked to Register for the Webinar.

This Webinar is hosted by Great Plains Quality Innovation Network in partnership with the South Dakota Fall Prevention Coalition and Sanford Health.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationship(s):

None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Speakers agree to disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in this presentation.

 Contact/credit hour statements:

CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Sanford Health and the South Dakota Fall Prevention Coalition. Sanford Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Sanford Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC: Sanford Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

1.0 ANCC Contact Hours

SD-SW: This organization, Sanford Health approval ID #1021, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the: South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners. Social Workers will receive 1.0 Continuing education clock hours for participating in this course.

Sanford Health, the provider of this educational activity and responsible party for the adherence to ANCC criteria, has worked together with a joint provider, the South Dakota Fall Prevention Coalition, to design, implement and evaluate this activity.

Fall Prevention and Sanford Health



Fall Prevention Week – Falls continue to be a national public health concern. Join us and local and state partners and coalitions September 18-24, 2022, for a nationwide observance to raise awareness of falls prevention to reduce the risk of falls and help older adults live without the fear of falling. We will be highlighting resources, initiatives and educational opportunities leading up to and throughout Fall Prevention Week.



September 19, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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Stacie Fredenburg
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