OVERVIEW

Preventing and Responding to Medical Errors is organized by Virtual Lecture Hall (VLH).

Current CME Approval Period: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2024

Original Release Date: February 29, 2008

Most Recent Review by Author: January 1, 2018

Most Recent Review by CME Sponsor: January 1, 2022

Accreditation:
• 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
• 2.00 Part II MOC points

Description:
This course teaches clinicians how to use root cause analysis to respond to adverse events, discuss errors with patients, and recognize potential problems before they produce errors.

Outcome Objectives:
As a result of completing this activity, the participant will be better able to:
• Recognize how root causes and other factors contribute to errors and medical adverse events.
• Discern the difference between active and latent causes of medical adverse events.
• Lead and participate in activities that improve patient safety in your health care environment.
• Support the development of a just culture for recognizing and managing errors and adverse events.
• Recognize how errors in medication delivery occur.
• Manage the prompt and open disclosure of a medical error to a patient and their family.
• Monitor local quality indicators, such as infection rates.
• Develop ongoing patient safety improvement efforts based on national standards and guidelines.

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

SPECIALITIES

Healthcare Management

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