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Preventing Medical Errors: Florida Requirement for Dietitians

CPEU : 2
Start Date :  Feb 18 - 2011 End Date :  Jan 25 - 2022

Organized by :   ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation

Specialities :   Nutrition, Patient and Family Centered Care, Hospital safety

Conference Summary

Preventing Medical Errors: Florida Requirement for Dietitians is organized by ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation and will be held from Feb 18, 2011 - Jan 25, 2022.

The target audience for this medical event is multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, imaging and radiation therapists, massage therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and respiratory therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 2.00 CPEU.

Course Description:
Despite the efforts of healthcare providers, medical error rates in communities, hospitals, and homes remain high. Patients and families pay for errors through disability and death. Preventable medical errors not only affect patients, family members, and healthcare providers, but also contribute to soaring healthcare costs. Errors emerge from a complex interaction of factorsc. The good intentions of healthcare providers are not enough to halt errors. They need to be well informed about when and where errors can occur. The reporting of medical errors and action plans to correct the problems have been increasingly on the national agenda. This activity will explore approaches to prevent medical errors that are both system-based and human performance-based and describe The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals as they pertain to medical errors in hospitals.

Conference Objectives are :
The goal of this continuing education program is to explore approaches to prevent medical errors that are both system based and human performance based and to describe The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals as they pertain to medical errors in hospitals. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
• Examine sources and types of medical errors
• Identify error-prone situations
• Relate theories and strategies to reduce errors and improve patient outcomes
• Define sentinel event, root cause analysis, and failure mode, effects, and criticality analysis
• Discuss safety needs of special populations
• Describe the effect of medical errors on healthcare providers
• Discuss the importance of public education in reducing errors

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Topic
✔Medical Errors
  Medical Errors
✔Patient safety
  Patient safety
✔Radiation Safety
  Radiation Safety
Credit Info

  • CPEU : 2
Speaker (s)
1 Speakers
Peers Info
Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 1 Number
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