Fall Prevention: Intrinsic Risk Factors

Approved for 1/2 CEU

Time: 26:13


View Slides Take Quiz


Older adults who experience falls often have multiple risk factors.  These risk factors can be classified as intrinsic or extrinsic.  This presentation will provide the learner with a review of intrinsic risk factors and strategies for managing and successfully reducing the impact of these factors.


At the conclusion of the presentation, the learner will be able to:

  1. Name 4 intrinsic risk factors and explain how they affect falls risk.
  2. Name 2 intrinsic risk factors that are modifiable and explain how to modify each.

SPEAKER: Jamie McKinley, PT, CEEAA

Jamie graduated with his degree in Physical Therapy from Northern Illinois University in 1998.  Since that time, he has worked with a variety of populations including pediatrics, orthopedics, and geriatrics in settings including outpatient clinics, schools, and SNFs.  Since 2010, he has been educating, mentoring, and consulting therapists on evidence-based programs specific to the geriatric population.  In 2013, he completed his certification as an Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEEAA) from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy.  In his current position, Jamie services as Director of Clinical Services for Consonus Healthcare in which he develops, implements, and provides instruction and guidance on clinical programming for the geriatric population in the post-acute setting.  In 2020, Jamie was named to the NASL Emerging Leader program.

Fall Prevention: Intrinsic Risk Factors

Resource Audience:

Target Audience:

Resource Topic:

Resource Type:

Back to Top