Introduction and Outline

This is an online falls prevention learning activity designed for general practitioners (GPs) and practice nurses. This GP Active Learning Module (ALM) provides a step-by-step process on how to identify patients at risk of falling and provide tailored management options.

This Active Learning Module will teach you to:

  • Effectively identify and screen for fall risk factors
  • Apply evidence-based falls prevention processes
  • Work in collaboration with allied health professionals
  • Consider how medications increase the risk of falling
  • Integrate fall prevention processes into your medical practice

There is the option for self-reporting to receive 40 Category 1 RACGP QI&CPD points.

Areas of interest: general practice, aged care, falls, fall prevention, healthy ageing.

This active learning module is developed by Professor Lindy Clemson (The University of Sydney) and the iSOLVE team, including Professor Dimity Pond (The University of Newcastle), Associate Professor Chris Roberts, Associate Professor Lynette Mackenzie, Dr Sabrina Pit, Dr Amy Tan, Dr Jeannine Liddle, Professor Cathie Sherrington, A/Prof Anne Tiedemann (all from The University of Sydney).

Course Details


6 hours




Active Learning Module (ALM)




Self-report for QI&CPD points