1. Kolin, M. Melissa DNP, CRNP, RN
  2. Minnier, Tamara MSN, RN, FACHE
  3. Hale, Kathleen M. MSN, RN
  4. Martin, Susan C. MSN, RN
  5. Thompson, Lucy E. MSN, RN


One of the largest categories of reported adverse events in hospitals are patient falls, which are estimated to cost more than $20 billion a year. With the goal of preventing falls and reducing the seriousness of injuries from falls, a quality improvement project was initiated. The authors discuss the project that resulted in a best practice toolkit related to decreasing fall-related injuries.