Programa de Prevención de Caídas Humpty Dumpty TM

Patient Safety is a top priority for hospitals nationwide. Pediatric safety prevention is a focal point of the educational endeavors at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Over the course of the past year, our facility has taken the lead in developing a tool to prevent pediatric falls and thereby enhace safety. This fall prevention program has been implemented, tested and proven to be an effective tool in the prevention of unintentional injury due to falls.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is pleased to inform you that its highly effective and acclaimed Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program TM is now available as a training module. Included in the kit are:

  • Falls Scale
    Humpty Dumpty ScaleTM (inpatient/outpatient/Emergency Department)
  • Educational Tools
    Materials may be customized for each facility:

    1. Patient falls safety protocol
    2. Falls Prevention - "We Want You To Know"
    3. PowerPoint Presentation
  • Signage
    Laminated sign for bed (inpatient)
    Stickers (inpatient, Emergency Department)
    Badges (outpatient)
  • References
    A two-hour training session (teleconference or onsite)
    *There is an additional cost for onsite instruction
  • Cost

Your facility may become a participant in the research studies.

If you would like to obtain more information, please contact: Maria Lina "Bing" Wood, ARNP, MSN, Director, Pediatric Intensive Care and ECLS Services at (305) 669-6457 or email