Judith Metcalf presents at Maine Nursing Summit

Judith Metcalf with Christina Costello
Judith Metcalf with Christina Costello

April 19, 2016

On March 24, 2016, Judith A. Metcalf, A.N.P.-B.C., M.S., F.M.G.S., director of the Maine Geriatric Education Center at the University of New England’s School of Community and Population Health, and Christina Costello R.N., B.S., C.E.N., director of Emergency Services at the Mount Desert Island Hospital (MDIH), presented a poster at the 15th Annual Maine Nursing Summit at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine. 

The poster, titled "Falls Mitigation in the Geriatric Population After Emergency Department Discharge: An Academic & Community Partnership to Improve the Quality of Falls Care," showcased the training of the MDIH emergency department staff in the development of a falls risk assessment tool used to assess all patients 65 years of age and older seen in the MDIH emergency department for a fall or fall-related chief complaint. 

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