Falls Graphic                      Falls Management & Prevention Week

We are trying something NEW at AHCA!! The AHCA Clinical Practice Subcommittee on Falls has created a free, week-long webinar and live discussion event centered on Falls Management & Prevention. The series provides great ideas and useful strategies that connect falls reduction and management with sleep, medication, environmental issues, QAPI, workplace practices, regulatory issues, family engagement and leadership practices.  This is a combination of On Demand Webinars and Live Daily Discussions.  Here is how it works:

Part 1

On Demand

Registration Opens September 12th at 3:30pm ET!  – Login to the ON DEMAND section of this page, to register for and listen to eight, 1 hour, pre-recorded sessions hosted by subject matter experts. The recorded sessions build upon each other and provide opportunity for centers to view the sessions over and over and share them with staff on different units and shifts. To get the most benefit from this event is to listen to the webinars as listed in the schedule below.
For a complete description of the webinars and a list of presenters – click here.


Part 2

Live Chat


Beginning Monday September 22 and running through Thursday, September 25 there will be daily, LIVE, one hour discussion about the topics.  There will be two topics covered per day – so be sure you have listened to the webinars for that day. These discussions will be held at 4PM ET. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE LIVE CHAT SESSIONS. You can find them in the Upcoming Webinars sections on the right side of this page or click on the links provided below. 

The topic schedule for the LIVE discussions is:

Monday, September 22 – LIVE Discussion of the pre-recorded sessions: http://webinars.ahcancal.org/session.php?id=14397
• Falls Prevention and Management: Using the HATCh Model
• Preventing Falls by Providing a Good Night’s Sleep

Tuesday, September 23 – LIVE Discussion of the pre-recorded sessions:
• Don’t Let Falls Drop Your Survey Scores
• Preventing Falls Through Medication Vigilance


 Wednesday, September 24 - LIVE Discussion of the pre-recorded sessions:
• Mapping a QAPI Journey around Falls
• Managing Falls: A Leader’s Guide

Thursday, September 25 - LIVE Discussion of the pre-recorded sessions:
• Involving Families in Falls Prevention & Management
• Aging Safely: Environmental Modifications to Reduce Falls Risks
In addition, you can download the series companion guide - A Guide to Managing Falls Risks



Welcome to AHCA/NCAL Webinars

AHCA/NCAL provides free webinars as a way for our members to gain important industry knowledge in your own facility, office or home by participating in an effective learning opportunity for the long term care professional.  With little time to spare, participating in Webinars allow you to stay up-to-date on the latest in our industry and further your knowledge and professional development in a convenient and time efficient manner.  Webinars will be archived so that they can be accessed by AHCA/NCAL members in the event that they are unable to participate in the live webinar.  Access to the archived webinars is free of charge


Health Care Reform and Webinars  

As you can imagine, something as sweeping as Health Care Reform cannot be dealt with in a single webinar.  AHCA/NCAL will sponsor many webinars over the coming months that will address the numerous provisions across many operational issues. While there may be some necessary overlap of content, Members can be assured that each webinar will provide new information.  Our staff is working diligently to fully understand the bill and its provisions and will seek to provide the best presenters on each Health Care Reform topic.  Should you have any questions, please e-mail Teresa Eyet (teyet@ahca.org).


What is a Webinar?

An interactive session conducted via audio teleconference and the Internet and hosted by industry experts covering hot topics, best practices and subjects of special interest to our members.

How does a Webinar work?

On the scheduled date and time, log onto the web site to view the presentation online and simultaneously call in to hear the presenter, To attend live you must have one Internet connection and one phone line.  Registering for a webinar entitles the registrant to one conference site. You may have as many people viewing the event from that site as you would like - so invite your coworkers to participate.  Instructions for accessing the Webinar will be sent via email prior to the event.

Who can participate?

Any AHCA/NCAL member

What is the cost to participate in a webinar?

AHCA/NCAL does not currently charge for webinars.  They are a member benefit.

Are CEUs available?

Currently, AHCA/NCAL do not offer CEUs for participation in webinars. 

PLEASE NOTE:  In order to participate in a webinar you must pre-register for the event.  Once a webinar has begun, you will not be able to access the event unless you have pre-registered.  If you miss the opportunity to pre-register, you will have to listen to the webinar once it has been recorded and moved to the On Demand section of the site. 


TIME ZONE:  Unless otherwise indicated, all webinar start times are eastern time zone.


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