*Unlimited| Florida Required*

Prevention of Medical Errors- Florida (A14)

Human error is a natural occurrence. Healthcare professionals are at high risk for performing a medical error due to the numerous complex tasks required of many job descriptions. Medical errors adversely affect patients, families, healthcare employees, healthcare organization and healthcare legislature. However, with appropriate education and training many medical errors can be prevented. This continuing education activity will explore techniques to avert medical errors and discuss The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals as they relate to the processes surrounding medical errors.
  • Pre-Course Case Study
  • Objective
  • Introduction
  • Medical Error Terminology
  • Human Error: Medical Error Etiology
  • Medication Errors
  • Surgical Errors
  • Tube Misconnections
  • 2018 National Patient Safety Goals
  • Florida Statutory Requirements
  • Prevention of Medical Errors Post Test
  • Prevention of Medical Errors Course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years