Falls & fall risk reduction. promoting safety. | Nursing and the Aging Family | Florida National University
Week 8: Question for Discussion
(Week # 8: June 22 to June 28 – Main post under Assignment by Wed, June 24 at 11:59 PM EST).
Students are required to post a minimum of three times per week (1 main post answering the question 100% before Wednesday at 11:59 PM EST and 2 peer responses by Sunday at 11:59 PM EST). The three posts in each individual discussion must be on separate days (same day postings / replies will not be accepted).
Chapter 15 – Falls & Fall Risk Reduction.
Chapter 16 – Promoting Safety.
Question(s): Technological advances hold promises for improving quality of life, decreasing need for personal care assistance, and enhancing independence and ability to live safely.
1. Choose one of the technologies mentioned in your textbook.
2. Discuss / explain the selected technology. Please, support your answer with a research study: Is there any research study of technological innovation related with your topic that promises advantages in the future of healthcare?
Guidelines: The answer should be based on the knowledge obtained from reading the book, no just your opinion. If there are 3 questions in the discussion, you must answer all of them. Your grade will be an average of all answers.
Grading Criteria: Student chose 1 technology for the book (25%) and discussed it (30%). Students support his / her answer with a research study (45%).