Falling Short: Why Fall Prevention Programs Are Not Enough

April 10, 2024 | 10:00 - 11:00AM PT

Discover the key to preventing hospital falls in our upcoming webinar, where we unveil the singularly proven intervention that effectively mitigates fall risks. Join us as we delve into current strategies and drawing from the latest research offer practical insights to address this critical patient safety concern. Learn how this evidence-based intervention can transform fall prevention protocols, ensuring better outcomes for patients and enhancing the safety culture within healthcare facilities. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge and equip your team with the tools to protect patients from preventable falls. Register now and take the first step towards a safer healthcare environment.

Presentation topics include:

  • Describe some of the challenges of fall prevention
  • Discuss specific interventions for preventing patient falls in a hospital
  • State the only evidenced-based intervention reliably proven to prevent falls
  • Identify ways to integrate an evidenced-based intervention into patient care
  • Explore ways to improve your facilities fall prevention program

Wednesday, April 10, 2024: 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. (PT)

Kamali Jones, MSN, RN, PHN, AG-ACCNS
Patient Safety & Reliability Clinical Advisor 
Hospital Quality Institute

Kamali “Kam” Jones is a passionate, quality and safety-oriented nurse leader. A clinical nurse specialist and nurse educator by background, Kam currently serves as the safety and reliability clinical advisor for the hospital quality institute. In this role, Kam spearheads data-driven patient safety and education programs, collaborating with hospitals and health systems to ensure quality initiatives for both patients and staff. Throughout his career, Kam has worked closely with accrediting bodies, regulators, and administrative leadership to ensure care practices and processes are optimized to meet the care needs of the populations served. Kam specializes in empowering nursing staff through education and training and championing evidence-based practice (EBP).  Kam is a seasoned professional in building supportive infrastructures for EBP, cultivating a culture of clinical inquiry, designing orientation programs and curriculum, and onboarding clinical staff fully committed to continuous improvement. Kam is an adjunct instructor for UCSF, teaching evidence-based practice at UCSF/UCSF Health’s Leadership Institute.  Kam holds both a master’s degree and bachelor’s in nursing from California State University, Fresno.

Dr. Katherine Kelly

Dr. Katherine Kelly is a premier voice in nursing, boasting an illustrious career that embodies excellence and great service to the profession. A seasoned emergency and trauma nurse prior to her work as a family nurse practitioner, Dr Kelly is passionate advocate for safe, high-quality care for patients. An experienced clinician and nurse leader, Dr Kelly doubles as a legal nurse consultant, where she offers astute insight and advises on intricate legal cases, while also nurturing the budding talents of tomorrow’s nurses as a tenured professor at Sacramento State University. Throughout her career, from being awarded for nursing excellence, being recognized for outstanding nursing instruction to her scholarly writings in esteemed publications, Dr. Kelly stands as an inspiring leader in healthcare championing the continuous cycle of clinical decision making—gathering data, processing information and knowledge-based actions—empowering and enlightening all who have the privilege of hearing her speak.

Dr Kelly received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University, Los Angeles, a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from University of Nevada, Reno and a Doctorate of Nursing practice from the University of Colorado, Denver.

HQI is an approved continuing education (CE) provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing and will provide CHPSO members an opportunity to earn CEs. Provider Number CEP16793 for 1.0 contact hour.

Please contact CHPSO at info@chpso.org if you have any questions.