NEW CFPC E-learning receives a facelift – July 2017

NEW LOOK – UPDATED CONTENT!


CFPC E-Learning and accompanying textbook receive a facelift.

We are pleased to announce the first offering of the revised 2017 version of the Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum. This new course and accompanying textbook reflect extensive revisions from current evidence on fall risk assessment and prevention, as well as fresh approaches to successful and sustainable interventions based on proven strategies from the field of implementation science.

Two sessions of this on-line course will be offered internationally through the University of Victoria.

NEW DATES 2017:

  • September 22 to October 27, 2017
  • October 20 to November 27, 2017

COST of each E-Learning Session(s) = $225 plus $11.25 GST

CFPC Participant testimonials:

  • “Excellent combination of evidence-based, practical component and theory. Great resources now more easily available to me”
  • “Excellent content, very practical and relevant. Really helps one to set up an actual program.”
  • “The flexibility to work at my own pace and the course content – excellent.”
  • “It is a wonderful program! It not only offers you great evidence-based information to add to what you already know, but also gives you the chance to build your own falls prevention program as you follow through the lessons. I highly recommend the Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum.”


Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum

Do you work with older adults in long term care, acute care, home care or in the community?

For seniors, the risk of falling and sustaining an injury is influenced by a broad set of health determinants, including physical, behavioural, environmental, social and economic factors. These wide-ranging contributors to falls can only be ameliorated by the coordinated and sustained approach of a multisectoral team of health professionals and community leaders who are well informed in evidence-based practices for prevention.

The Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum© (CFPC) is designed to build on existing knowledge and skills of health professionals and community leaders working in the area of falls prevention among older adults (those 65 and over).  Sessions are offered in two formats, both in English and French:

  • Workshop – offered over two days, in locations across Canada. 
  • E-Learning- this award-winning online curriculum is facilitated and offered over 5 weeks.

For more information on the two day workshops please visit the CFPC Workshop page

For more information on E-Learning please visit the  CFPC E-Learning page.

Did you know…

…that over 3,000 people have participated in the Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum (CFPC) since 2007?  Join this network of health care practitioners, community leaders, policy-makers and researchers with an interest in fall prevention by attending the CFPC in a workshop or online!

The official companion resource for the CFPC is the book “Fall Prevention Programming: Designing, Implementing and Evaluating Fall Prevention Programs for Older Adults” by Vicky Scott, PhD, RN.  See the Book page.

An evaluation of the CFPC was published in the Journal of Safety Research in 2011.

Fall and Fall-related Injury Prevention Events

We continually update the Events page of this website to keep you posted about upcoming conferences, events, webinars and workshops related to fall and fall-related injury prevention.  Have an event you would like to share?  Please email us at spph.cfpc@ubc.ca.

Remember to check the Events page or follow the CFPEC on Twitter or Facebook to read more!