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Improving hospital safety culture for falls prevention through interdisciplinary health education.

Lopez-Jeng C, Eberth SD. Health Promot Pract. 2020;21(6):918-925.

Patient falls are an ongoing source of preventable harm. This article describes the implementation of an innovative employee-based education program for falls prevention. The program included information on organizational strategies for safety assessment and individual-level changes, such as patient communication, safe patient handling, and how to report and learn from patient falls.