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Preventing Medical Errors – 2 CE
At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:
- Define medical error
- Discuss the frequency of medical errors in the United States
- Identify the most common types of medical errors
- Discuss the proper reporting of medical errors
- Describe the role of root cause analysis in identifying and preventing medical errors
- Describe the unique safety needs of special patient populations
- Discuss public perceptions regarding medical errors
- Discuss steps that healthcare professionals should take after committing a medical error
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 also an accredited provider by the Florida Board of Nursing (Provider #50-20641) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP17265), and is an approved provider through reciprocity for the states of Arkansas, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, New Mexico, South Carolina, and West Virginia. This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-591089.
Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts
Financial Support Disclosure
This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. None of the planners for this activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.
Home Study Monograph
2.0 Contact Hours
Advanced Practice RN
Licensed Practical Nurse
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Contains case-based material
Dr. Patricia Dunn DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
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 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.
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