Patient Safety Highlights 2015 - In-Hospital Falls: Are Peripheral Nerve Blocks to Blame?
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Patient Safety Highlights 2015 - In-Hospital Falls: Are Peripheral Nerve Blocks to Blame?

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This pro/con will begin with an overview of in-hospital falls and benefits of peripheral nerve blocks followed by the a debate of whether (or not) peripheral nerve blocks increase the risk of in-hospital falls in orthopedic patients. 

These patient safety activities help fulfill the patient safety CME requirement for Part 2 of the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA) of The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA requirements.

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®.

CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN PATIENT SAFETY (CPPS)
This activity meets the criteria of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for 1.0 CPPS CE hours.

Activity Release Date:
11/18/2015

Activity Expiration Date:
11/17/2018

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Learning Objectives:
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

1) Review current incidence of in-hospital falls;
2) Evaluate the evidence for peripheral nerve blocks and their impact on in-hospital falls;
3) Evaluate evidence to create ways to decrease in-hospital falls.

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