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Introductory Online Course

Innovative Training for Technology-based Frailty and Falls Management


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Who is the target

Fall in Age is an ERASMUS + project that aims to develop and implement an online open course for students, primary care professionals (family doctors and nurses), specialists in geriatrics and gerontology, senior training specialists, and rehabilitation, occupational medicine and health professionals.

Introductory online Course

This introductory online course will provide participants with an insight into the full course. For information on the full course please click on the link below:

Programme 8 October 2020 (CET)

19:00 Introduction to the course and to the Fall in Age Project.
Shlomo Vinker


Frailty and Sarcopenia.
Thomas Frese


Risk factors and prevention.
Ferdinando Petrazzuoli




Biomechanical aspects related to functional deterioration, frailty and falls.
José María Baydal Bertomeu


Active aging and functional capability surveillance.
Ferdinando Petrazzuoli
21:00 Final Evaluation


Shlomo Vinker
EGPRN Executive Board and chair of the Educational Committee
President Elect, WONCA Europe
Chairman, Dep. of Family Medicine and Vice Dean, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Ferdinando Petrazzuoli
EGPRN Educational Committee
Center for Primary Health Care Research, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Thomas Frese
EGPRN Honorary Secretary & Wonca Liaison
Institute of General Practice and Family Medicine, Medical Faculty, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

José María Baydal Bertomeu
Instituto de Biomecanica de Valencia (IBV)

This article was published under the category News on 16/09/2020 12:00.