Continuing Education Opportunities with Philips Lifeline

CE accredited courses sponsored by Philips Lifeline

Philips Lifeline now has its own online learning center. Visit the learning center to access free CE accredited courses sponsored by Philips Lifeline, as well as many courses sponsored by Philips Healthcare for which there are charges attached. Current free CE courses are: “Engaging Older Adults in Evidence Based Fall Prevention” and the second is entitled: “Assessing Outcomes Vital to Independent Living in Late Life”. Learn more about each of these courses and take them free of charge at The Philips Lifeline Learning Center.

We hope that you will find this a valuable resource.

Current Continuing Education Accredited Courses

Engaging Older Adults in Evidenced-based Fall Prevention

This presentation will summarize the conceptual model successfully used in randomized clinical trials to facilitate the efforts of clinicians and older adults to efficiently and effectively reduce the risks of falling.

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Reducing Falls in the Home: Medication Interventions and the Role of the Aging Network

This presentation discusses medications and medication classes that have been shown to increase the risk of falling and explores strategies that professionals in the aging network can use to reduce the risk of falls associated with medication use among older adults living at home.

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Assessing Outcomes Vital to Independent Living in Late Life

The focus of this course is on contrasting traditional standardized assessments of patient function, such as the Functional Independent Measure (FIM)and the SF -36, with contemporary assessments that use Computer Adaptive Testing (CATs).

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Fall-Related Brain Injury in Older Adults: Focus on Prevention

This presentation will focus on how health care professionals can contribute to addressing this problem through increasing public awareness of the issue, improving their ability to identify and manage individuals with signs and symptoms of TBI, and through use of evidence based strategies to reduce falls risk in older adults.

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How to register for a course

Visit the Philips Lifeline Learning Center and complete the following steps:

NOTE: You may have to allow pop-ups in your web browser to launch the course.

  1. Select Course Catalog
  2. Select Philips Lifeline Course Categories
  3. Select Healthcare Professional from the drop down
  4. Select Continuing Education Approved Courses
  5. Choose and complete your desired course
  6. To access the test and obtain your certificate exit out of the course and follow directions to take the test

Visit the Online Learning Center now!