The Falls Management Program: A Quality Improvement Initiative for Nursing Facilities

Appendix B14: Pre and Posttests for Inservice #2, How to Reduce Falls

Pretest/Posttest

Name: _______________________________________________ Date: ________________

1. List 3 ways to improve safety in a resident's room and bathroom.
   a. _______________________________________________________________________
   b. _______________________________________________________________________
   c. _______________________________________________________________________

2. Personal items should be kept within 10 feet of the resident. True or False (Circle one)

3. List three ways to improve the resident's safety during transfer and mobility.
   a. _______________________________________________________________________
   b. _______________________________________________________________________
   c. _______________________________________________________________________

4. Staff should use behavior management skills with residents who have unsafe behaviors. True or False (Circle one)

5. A resident who leans over or slides down while seated in a wheelchair is more likely to fall out of the chair. True or False (Circle one)

Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Appendix B14: Pre and Posttests for Inservice #2, How to Reduce Falls. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/injuries/fallspx/fallspxmanap14.html