A Step in the Right Direction: Fall Injury Prevention Conference

You are invited to join us for A Step in the Right Direction, a conference focused on fall injury prevention.

July 31st, 2019
Mirador Retirement Community

There will be two sessions, one for healthcare professionals and another for the general community.

RSVP to Session One (Healthcare Professionals)
RSVP to Session Two (Community)

Session One (For Healthcare Professionals)

MD/NP/PA/Pharmacists/Social Workers will get two CME credits in Ethics (CME sponsored by Corpus Christi Rehabilitation Hospital and Mirador)
Register for CME credit at conference

4 CEU credits are also available for nurses for $49.
Registration and payment for CEU credits is available by calling 361.698.2872 or by emailing rdelag@delmar.edu

Agenda
6:45 am to 7:45 am: Vendor booths open
7:50 am to 8:00 am: Introduction
8:15 am to 10:15 am: Presentation: Fall Injury Prevention
10:15 am- 10:45 am: Break/ Vendor booths open
10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Presentation: Fall Injury Prevention continues

Speaker
Dr. Patricia Quigley, Ph.D., MPH, APRN, CRRN, FAAN, FAANP, Nurse Consultant, is a retired Associate Director of the VISN 8 Patient Safety Research Center of Inquiry and is both a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a Nurse Practitioner in Rehabilitation. Her contributions to patient safety, nursing, and rehabilitation are evident at a national level, with emphasis on clinical practice innovations designed to promote elders’ independence and safety. For over 40 years, Dr. Quigley has practiced in the field of rehabilitation nursing, including 32.5 years with the Veterans Administration. She serves as a patient safety expert for fall and injury reduction

Session Two (For Community)

Resources and education for the community.

Agenda
1:15 pm – 1:20 pm: Introduction
1:20 pm – 3:00 pm: Fall Injury Prevention for Community
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Vendor booths open
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Tai Chi and Fall Prevention – John Castillo
4:00 pm – 5: 00 pm: Home Medication Safety

Speakers
John Castillo has practiced martial arts throughout his life. He became an instructor in August 2012. His expertise includes teaching traditional karate, along with Tai Chi.

Dr. Patricia Quigley, Ph.D., MPH, APRN, CRRN, FAAN, FAANP, Nurse Consultant, is a retired Associate Director of the VISN 8 Patient Safety Research Center of Inquiry and is both a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a Nurse Practitioner in Rehabilitation. Her contributions to patient safety, nursing, and rehabilitation are evident at a national level, with emphasis on clinical practice innovations designed to promote elders’ independence and safety. For over 40 years, Dr. Quigley has practiced in the field of rehabilitation nursing, including 32.5 years with the Veterans Administration. She serves as a patient safety expert for fall and injury reduction