Fall & Injury Prevention Safe Table
A Population-Based Approach to Fall Prevention & Post-Fall Management
Patricia Quigley, PhD, MPH, ARNP, CRRN, FAAN, FAANP, Nurse Consultant, is both a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a Nurse Practitioner in Rehabilitation. For over 40 years, she practiced in the field of rehabilitation nursing, mostly within the Veterans Administration. She serves as a patient safety expert for fall and injury reduction to multiple leading quality organizations. For over 20 years, she led the development of evidence-based assessment tools and clinical guidelines related to assessing veterans’ risk for falls and fall-related injuries across multiple medical centers. Her contributions to patient safety, nursing and rehabilitation are evident at a national level – with an emphasis on clinical practice innovations designed to promote elders’ independence and safety.
WSHA Safe Tables are available exclusively to WSHA systems, hospitals, physicians. They are also open to organizations participating in the WSHA/ASHNHA Partnership for Patients, including members of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association.
Home Care Association of Washington
Vancouver, WA 98665