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CME: Falls in the Community-Dwelling Elderly

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The article, “Falls in the Community-Dwelling Elderly” authored by Reetu Grewal, MD, has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit.TM

Reetu Grewal, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Community Health & Family Medicine, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville and Medical Director, UF Health Baymeadows Family Medicine.


1.       Discuss the multifactorial nature of falls in the elderly.

2.       Describe the screening tests available for fall-risk assessment.

3.       Describe fall preventive strategies for the community-dwelling elderly.

Date of Release: August 1, 2018

Date Credit Expires: August 1, 2020

CME Credit Eligibility:
A minimum passing grade of 70% must be achieved. Only one re-take opportunity will be granted. 

Faculty Disclosure:
Reetu Grewal, MD reports no significant relations to disclose, financial or otherwise with any commercial supporter or product manufacturer associated with this activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
St. Vincent’s Healthcare (SVHC) requires speakers, faculty, CME Committee and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this educations activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly evaluated by SVHC for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the presentation and educational materials used as basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. 

Joint Sponsorship Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of St. Vincent’s Healthcare and the Duval County Medical Society. St. Vincent’s Healthcare designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 credit. TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.