OVERVIEW

Medical Errors: Prevention and Patient Safety is organized by Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc.

Expiration Date: 2024-05-01

Course Description:
7-contact-hour comprehensive overview on the prevention of medical errors. The course defines the scope of the problem and includes ways to avoid medication errors and medical mistakes. Explore why medical errors are underreported and learn new strategies for how to decrease medical errors, optimize communication, and increase patient safety and quality of care. This course is applicable for nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy for CEU credit.

Course Learning Objectives:
1) Define medical errors and associated terminology.
2) Discuss the scope of medical errors in the U.S. healthcare environment.
3) Describe the causes of medical errors.
4) Review the most common medical errors and strategies to prevent them.
5) Summarize the elements of effective clinical communication and documentation.
6) Identify populations with special vulnerability to medical errors.
7) Describe various initiatives of the patient safety movement in healthcare.
8) Discuss healthcare accrediting agency standards and goals as they relate to preventing medical errors.
9) Outline institutional strategies to identify and reduce the risk of medical errors.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Nursing

SPECIALITIES

NursingCritical Care NurseEmergency NurseNutrition NursePerioperative NurseCase Management Nurse

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

Suppose you cancel the course booking within 14 calendar days of receiving your order confirmation and before the start of the course. In that case, you are entitled to a refund of the price paid after deducting the online transaction charges.

For the avoidance of doubt, the cancellation period will expire 14 days after the date of the Order Confirmation.

If you start to use our services during the cancellation period (i.e., if the course commences during the 14-day cancellation period) and/or if you access the course materials via our online course spaces (i.e., via our virtual learning environment), no refund will be payable.

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