FALLS PREVENTION TEST

(CNA, WC, TECHS, MICT, LAB, XRAY)

 

PRINT NAME: __________________________________________

 

1.         Falls are the single largest category of reported incidents in hospitals.

 

                                    TRUE              FALSE

 

2.         What are the 2 goals of SWMC concerning falls?

 

                        1.

                        2.

 

3.         Most falls are preventable.

 

                                    TRUE              FALSE

 

4.         Name the 3 types of falls:

 

 

5.         Name 3 types of risk factors.

 

                        1.        

                        2.

                        3.

 

6.         Non-modifiable intrinsic risk factors may include the following except:

 

                                    Gender                        Race                Smoking                      Age

 

7.         A patient at high risk for falling is identified by what color clip on the bracelet?

 

 

8.         Every staff member is responsible for helping to prevent falls.

 

                                    TRUE              FALSE

 

9.         Any employee that falls must complete an employee accident report.

 

                                    TRUE              FALSE

 

10.       Staff should be courteous and helpful in the event a visitor falls without accepting or assigning blame or responsibility.

 

11.       The first person to see an object where it doesn’t belong is responsible for picking it up or moving it -- immediately

 

                                    TRUE              FALSE

 

12.       What is the meaning of the following color coded band clip – Purple & Red?

 

 

 

 

Revised  6-11