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Stanford Health Care nursing department is engaged in measuring the sensitivity and specificity of the inpatient fall risk assessment tool. There are different fall risk assessment tools available in the literature, however no single tool has been shown to be generalizable to all types of inpatients. The SHC fall risk assessment tool has six risk factors categorized into extrinsic factors and intrinsic factors. The nursing department is engaged in determining the predictive value of the SHC Fall Risk Assessment Tool.