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  • Registration, Abstract Submission Open for Falls Management Conference

    Registration is open for the 2012 Transforming Fall Management Practices Conference, to be held May 23‐24 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

    • identify 3 best practices for safe patient mobility
    • evaluate technological solutions for safe patient mobility
    • successfully network with national, regional, and local experts across the settings of care
    • discuss special challenges associated with safe mobility in vulnerable populations
    • gain new insights in education, practice, administration and technology initiatives that can be transferred into current practice settings to improve patient safety

    Poster presentations for the meeting will be accepted until April 2. Abstracts should be 250 words or less and provide a brief, clear summary of the research/project/program. Content should include timely and relevant topics related to all aspects of patient safety (falls, wandering, and bed safety). Authors of selected abstracts will be notified by April 15. Submission information can be found on the Department of Veterans Affairs Web page

    APTA is a cosponsor of the conference. 

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