Florida : Reducing Medical Errors – 2 Hours (Nursing, PT, OT, MT, SLP, Others)

This online independent study course (Reducing Medical Errors) covers the causes of medical errors, common errors and how to prevent them, root cause analysis, and Florida’s medical error reporting requirements. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: 

  • Prevalence of medical errors in the United States
  • Efforts to reduce medical errors at national and state level
  • Incentives for healthcare providers and facilities to reduce medical errors
  • Florida’s effort to reduce and prevent medical errors and improve patient safety
  • Types of medical errors
  • Factors that increase the risk of medical errors
  • Prevention of medical errors in special needs population
  • Recommends reducing or eliminating medical errors
  • Improve patient safety through prompt error reporting.
  • Identify the responsibilities of healthcare providers regarding prompt medical error reporting.
  • Root Cause Analysis: To identify changes that could be made to systems and processes to improve performance and reduce risk of recurrence of the adverse events
  • Role of electronic medical records (EMRs) and other information technology to improve communication and patient safety in hospitals and other healthcare facilities
  • Public education and awareness measures related to patient safety

Additional Information

Biologix Solutions
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Contact hours


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This course is offered through Biologix Solutions. 


To take this course you will be redirected to Biologix Solutions's website. You must login or create an account with Biologix Solutions in order to complete this activity. 


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