The Education sub-committee of the Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society (ANZFPS) was established with the primary purpose of enhancing education about falls prevention for members of the ANZFPS and relevant others. The Education subcommittee aims to: 1) seek, review and promote educational resources and opportunities that relate to evidence-based fall prevention on the ANZFPS website; 2) enhance university and continuing professional education for medical, allied health, nursing, exercise science, health promotion, health and fitness industry students and professionals; and health policy makers; and 3) ensure dissemination of current best evidence in fall prevention. Education Subcommittee Terms of Reference.


Course Name  Organisation Details


Exercise Prescription in Falls Prevention Short Course Monash University and Monash Health e-learning Dina Pogrebnoy
Monash University
Various topics National Ageing Research Institute Regular workshops Maree Daly (03) 8387 2305
Falls E-Learning Package Falls Prevention in SA **currently unavailable, pending upload after revision

SA health employees have intranet access


(08) 8423 0960

NoFalls Leader Training Active Ageing Australia
Train the Trainer’ and ‘Train the Leader’ programs.

one day training workshop + manual

08) 8362 5599

Prevention of Falls and Harm from Falls Centre for Nursing EducationRepatriation General Hospital (SA) e-learning Safety & Quality, Department of Health (SA)
Falls Prevention in the Older Person University of Sydney 2nd semester
Online course delivery
Code: PUBH5419
Falls Prevention with Older People University of Sydney 1st semester
Online course delivery
Code: OCCP5187
Exercise to Prevent Falls in Older Adults Neuroscience Research Australia 1-dayFitness Leaders 6 CEC Daina Sturnieks
Easy Moves for Active Ageing Active Ageing Australia 2-day exercise leader training course (SA, Vic)
NoFalls Workshop Active Ageing Australia  1-day (SA, VIC)
Falls Prevention eLearning Active Ageing Australia  free online learning course developed in collaboration with Arthritis SA and SA Health!form/eLearning
Optimising exercise programs for older people to improve balance and prevent falls  Monash University 2-4 CECs through Fitness Australia & PAAustralia, 1 day workshop (03) 9903 0693

Tai Chi for falls prevention Exercise medicine Australia 2-day workshop (nationally) (02) 9281 8868
Tai Chi for Arthritis Course  Tai Chi for Health Institute  1 & 2 day workshops Paul Lam
Stepping on Megan Swann
BMJ Learning Module Falls in Older People:  Prevention and Management One hour learning module designed for medical practitioners, practice nurses and other health professionals working with older people. Access is free in NSW. Clemson, L., Naganathan, V., Brock, K. Hill K.
LiFE Lifestyle and Functional Exercise for reducing falls. Workshops-  University of Sydney; SNHN Half day workshop.

Program developed by Lindy Clemson & Jo Munro that embeds balance and strength into daily life routines.

Judy or Robi (Education Coordinators)

(02) 9432 8250

Home and Community Safety course  Falls prevention (Lindy Clemson) Online workshop for OTs and allied health professionals developed by Lindy Clemson
GP Active Learning Module  Falls prevention (Lindy Clemson) Online workshop for general practitioners and practice nurses developed by Lindy Clemson
Option for self-reporting to receive 40 category 1 RACGP QI&CPD points
Various workshops Injury Control Council of Western Australia (ICCWA) ICCWA events including Tai Chi classes for arthritis, Otago and LiFE traing.
The Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum (online course) University of Victoria, Canada The Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum (CFPC) is a facilitated, on-line course offered through the University of Victoria Continuing Studies Department. The course is an evidence-based, award-winning and evaluated curriculum providing those working with older adults the knowledge and skills needed to apply a public health approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries among older adults.
Movement Matters Movement Matters Series of 3 hour workshops for allied health and fitness profressionals.

3CEC per workshop.

Sally Castell

(02) 9816 3199

Falls prevention education E-learning Falls Prevention module Safety and Quality Investment for Reform (SQuIRe) and South Metropolitan Health Services (WA) A 30 minute module based on the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare’s Preventing falls and harm from falls in older people: best practice guidelines for Australian hospitals
E-Ageing Falls module Western Australian Centre for Health Ageing An interactive case study where you will consider care for a person who has fallen


To apply to have your course listed, please contact Daina Sturnieks:


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