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The Ins and Outs of Hip Protectors for Fracture Prevention

The Ins and Outs of Hip Protectors for Fracture Prevention

The Ins and Outs of Hip Protectors for Fracture Prevention

CA$20.00
This course includes
54:04 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion
This course was recorded in November 2022

Overview

In this online course, we will review the different types of hip protectors available, the best available evidence about the effectiveness of hip protectors for preventing fractures, and barriers and facilitators to their use.

We will focus on community-dwelling older adults and those in the hospital or living in long-term care.  

Audience

This online course is available to all healthcare professionals and is brought to you by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

The instructors
Canadian Physiotherapy Association

As the vital partner for the profession, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) leads, advocates, and inspires excellence and innovation to promote health. CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy, across Canada and around the world.
Course Material included in this course
  • The Ins and Outs of Hip Protectors for Fracture Prevention
  • Welcome!
  • Slides
  • Fracture Prevention Strategies for Frail Older Adults
  • What Are Hip Protectors?
  • Recommended Design Properties
  • Hip Protector Fit
  • Hip Protectors and Flooring Properties
  • The Value in Using Hip Protectors
  • Enablers and Barriers to Hip Protector Use
  • Does Adherence Vary Based on Type of Hip Protector?
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Feedback
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