Preventing and Responding to Medical Errors

By Virtual Lecture Hall (VLH)

  • Webcast
  • Feb 29, 2008 - Dec 31, 2024
  • CME : 2 +
  • USD 50.00

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.

Topic(s)

  • Addiction Care
    • Physician: State Required Topic for Nevada
    • Physician Assistant: State Required Topic for Nevada
  • Medical Ethics
    • Physician: State Required Topic for Dist of Col, Florida, Michigan, Nevada and Texas
    • Nursing: State Required Topic for Texas
    • Physician Assistant: State Required Topic for Nevada
  • Pain Management
    • Physician: State Required Topic for Alaska, Dist of Col, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Puerto Rico
    • Nursing: State Required Topic for Alaska, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
    • Dentist: State Required Topic for Alaska, Connecticut, Dist of Col, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia
    • Pharmacist: State Required Topic for Dist of Col, Massachusetts, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Texas
    • Chiropractors: State Required Topic for Michigan
    • Acupuncturist: State Required Topic for Oregon
    • Optometrist: State Required Topic for Kentucky
    • Physician Assistant: State Required Topic for Alaska, Connecticut, Dist of Col, Kentucky, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia
  • Patient safety
    • Physician: State Required Topic for Pennsylvania
    • Pharmacist: State Required Topic for Illinois, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Utah
    • Acupuncturist: State Required Topic for Texas and Wyoming
  • Professional Responsibility

Credit Info

Total Credit(s)
  • CME : 2
  • MOC : 2

Specialties

  • Healthcare Management

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