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Preventing Medical Errors in Physical Therapy – 2 CE

Activity Overview

Learn about how to prevent medical errors using root cause analysis in this CE.

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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify the two primary types of medical errors
  2. Define an adverse event
  3. Explain the importance of near misses in preventing future medical errors
  4. Define a sentinel event
  5. Explain how errors are analyzed and the role of Root Cause Analysis in this process

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Financial Support Disclosure

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

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph



2.0 Contact Hours

Target Audience

Physical Therapist
Physical Therapy Assistant

Activity Type

Contains case-based material


FL Physical Therapy Association
Approval No. 50-20641
FPTA Approval Number: CE21-761601
GA State Board of Physical Therapy Approval No. 50-20641
CE Broker No. 20-645853


B. Paxton, DPT



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. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors. 


CE Broker Reporting

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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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