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Preventing Medical Errors – 2 CE

Activity Overview

This course is designed to provide medical professionals in various roles with a clearer understanding of medical errors, the devastating effects that these errors can have on both patients and health care providers, and how to use root cause analysis to identify and prevent common medical errors.
$12.00
$12.00

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define medical error
  2. Discuss the frequency of medical errors in the United States
  3. Identify the most common types of medical errors
  4. Discuss the proper reporting of medical errors
  5. Describe the role of root cause analysis in identifying and preventing medical errors
  6. Describe the unique safety needs of special patient populations
  7. Discuss public perceptions regarding medical errors
  8. Discuss steps that healthcare professionals should take after committing a medical error

Accreditation Statement

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268.
Start Date: 07/14/2022
Expiration Date: 01/14/2023

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Online
Home Study Monograph

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Credits

2.0 Contact Hours

Category

Medical Error

Target Audience

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

Activity Type

Activity-based
Contains case-based material

Activity Number

Activity 40062

Accreditation

Provider No. 50-20641
CA BRN No. 2020138
CE Broker No. 20-591089
GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268

Faculty

Dr. Patricia Dunn DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Cost

$12.00

Accreditation Statement

AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268.

Start Date: 07/14/2022
Expiration Date: 01/14/2023

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

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.

CE Broker Reporting

If you are licensed under a board supported by CE Broker, feel free to log into your CE Broker account to view your reported courses or to contact their support staff.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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