Preventing Medical Errors: Florida Requirement
This course applies to various healthcare professionals and fulfills the FL Board requirement for Preventing Medical Errors through discussing adverse events, sentinel events, near misses and the role of Root Cause Analysis.
Advanced Practice RN, Audiologist, Audiologist Assistant, Dietician/Nutritionist, Electrologist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nutrition Counselor, Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:
- Identify the two primary types of medical error
- Define an adverse event
- Explain the importance of near misses in preventing future medical errors
- Define a sentinel event
- Explain how errors are analyzed and the role of Root Cause Analysis in this process
Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA
Financial Support Disclosure
This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.
2.0 Contact Hours
FL Board of Nursing
Approval No. 50-20641
Requirements for Credit
Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.
PLEASE NOTE. AchieveCE does hold national accreditation from the Academy of General Dentistry. AchieveCE also is an approved provider of nursing CE from both the California Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Nursing. For all other professions, this activity is only approved for Florida credit.
- 2.00 Contact hours
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