Education

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

Contact

Exercise Prescription in Falls Prevention Short Course Monash University and Monash Health e-learning Dina Pogrebnoy
dina.pogrebnoy@monash.edu
Monash University
Various topics National Ageing Research Institute Regular workshops Maree Daly (03) 8387 2305
www.nari.unimelb.edu.au/
The Falls Prevention Leader training program The Safety and Quality Unit SA Health This ‘train the leader’ programSelf-directed learning package + two day workshop (08) 8226 6539
http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/
Prevention of Falls and Harm from Falls Centre for Nursing EducationRepatriation General Hospital (SA) e-learning Safety & Quality, Department of Health (SA)
http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/
Falls Prevention in the Older Person The George Institute for Global Health 2nd semesterOnline http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/study/short-courses/falls-prevention.php
Exercise to Prevent Falls in Older Adults Neuroscience Research Australia 1-dayFitness Leaders6 CEC Daina Sturnieks
d.sturnieks@neura.edu.au
Easy Moves for Active Ageing Active Ageing Australia 2-day exercise leader training course http://www.activeageing.org.au/training/easy-moves-for-active-ageing-emaa
NoFalls Leader Training Active Ageing Australia 1-day http://www.activeageing.org.au/training/nofalls-leader-training-and-nofalls-train-the-trainer
NoFalls Train the Trainer Active Ageing Australia http://www.activeageing.org.au/training/nofalls-leader-training-and-nofalls-train-the-trainer
Older. Fitter. Better. Exercise for Older People Fitness Australia / Fitnation Fitness Australia
https://fitness.org.au/
Tai Chi for falls prevention Exercise medicine Australia 2-day workshop (02) 9281 8868
http://www.exercisemedicine.com.au/
Tai Chi for Arthritis Course  Tai Chi for Health Institute Paul Lam
http://taichiforarthritis.com/
Stepping on Megan Swann
http://www.steppingon.com/
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.http://learning.bmj.com/learning/module-intro/falls-older-people-prevention-management.html?moduleId=10043450
Home safety and environmental aspects of falls prevention. Victoria Workshops run by Lois Blank Lois.Blank@pvch.org.auLindy Clemson, other states (University of Sydney)
LiFE Lifestyle and Functional Exercise for reducing falls. Workshops- Lindy Clemson & Jo Munro. University of Sydney https://www.otaus.com.au/professionaldevelopment/event/life-program-lifestyle-intergrated-functional-exercise-reducing-falls-and-improving-function
Various workshops Injury Control Council of Western Australia (ICCWA) ICCWA events including Tai Chi classes for arthritis, Otago and LiFE traing. https://www.stayonyourfeet.com.au/events/
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. http://www.canadianfallprevention.ca/
Heartmoves for Falls Prevention Heartmoves Provide increased skills and knowledge to exercise providers about falls, falls prevention, exercise components which are evidence based, and how to safely and appropriately engage and retain clients.
http://www.heartmoves.org.au/about-heartmovesforfallsprevention
heartmoves@ymca.org.au (03) 9693 9777

 

 

To apply to have your course listed, please contact Daina Sturnieks: d.sturnieks@neura.edu.au

 

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