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CFPS

Certified Fall Prevention Specialist - CFPS

The hard work that Certified Fall Prevention Specialists do can help patients not only after a fall has occurred, but also avoid future falls.

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Become a Certified Fall Prevention Specialist - CFPS

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

Helping professionals, including:

  1. Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  2. Physician
  3. Registered Nurses (non-Psychiatric Nurses)
  4. Licensed Rehabilitation Professionals
  5. Certified Nursing Assistants
  6. Home Care Providers
  7. Personal Care Assistant
  8. Licensed Behavioral Health Professionals

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

Training Requirements

A minimum of 12 hours of post-graduate level training in specific fall prevention topics. Click here for details.

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for Certification include:

  1. Online webcast Certified Fall Prevention Specialist (CFPS) Trainings by PESI
  2. Fall Prevention Specialist Digital Training by PESI
  3. A Clinician's Guide to Geriatric Care: Reducing Falls & Aging Confidently Online Course by PESI
  4. Fall Prevention Specialist Certification Course by PESI - Certification Fee Included!

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for Certification? Submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to info@evergreencertifications.com for review.

Application Process

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application fee payment of $99.99 USD online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
Recertification Process

Recertification

To maintain Certification, a reapplication is required. After your initial 1-year Certification, you have the option to renew for 1, 2 or 3 years. A 1-year renewal requires 6 clock hours of fall prevention-focused training since you were last Certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample recertification trainings include:

  1. A Clinician’s Guide to Geriatric Care by PESI
  2. Aging Patients: Fall Prevention and Infection Control Challenges by PESI
  3. Geriatric Pharmacology by PESI
  4. Fall Prevention Challenges: Real Solutions to Reduce Falls, Prevent Injuries and Limit Liability by PESI

Recertification Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your recertification application fee online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate

Complete details can be found here.

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