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Fall Prevention
Interventions for Balance Problems and Risks

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  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. Which is a true statement regarding falls among older adults?

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2. Which is not a true statement regarding the impact of falls?

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3. The vestibular system of the inner ear is comprised of the utricle, saccule, and:

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4. Which is not a condition known to contribute to impaired balance?

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5. Which is a true statement regarding an interdisciplinary team approach to falls prevention and management?

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6. Which is an example of an intrinsic risk factor for falling?

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7. Which tool assesses an individual’s dynamic balance when stepping over objects forward, backward, and sideways?

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8. Which is a home safety assessment tool that can be administered by a patient and/or their family?

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9. Which scenario would be classified as an unanticipated physiologic fall?

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10. Which is not an effective strategy for minimizing the risk of accidental falls?

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11. Which is not an intervention intended to treat specific gait deviations?

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12. Which is not a true statement regarding vestibular rehabilitation exercises?

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13. Which intervention is classified as a manual technique for the treatment of BPPV?

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14. Which is not a recommendation to reduce fall risk in the home environment?

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15. Which is not an example of a falls surveillance/monitoring device?


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