Preventing Medical Errors: Florida Requirement - PT60033

Preventing Medical Errors: Florida Requirement

by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, RN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
PT60033
(4.4 / 3040 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (2.00 Hour(s))

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Summary:

Despite the efforts of healthcare providers, medical error rates in communities, hospitals, and homes remain high. Patients and families pay for errors through disability and death. Preventable medical errors not only affect patients, family members, and healthcare providers, but also contribute to soaring healthcare costs. Errors emerge from a complex interaction of factorsc. The good intentions of healthcare providers are not enough to halt errors. They need to be well informed about when and where errors can occur. The reporting of medical errors and action plans to correct the problems have been increasingly on the national agenda. This activity will explore approaches to prevent medical errors that are both system-based and human performance-based and describe The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals as they pertain to medical errors in hospitals.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to explore approaches to prevent medical errors that are both system based and human performance based and to describe The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals as they pertain to medical errors in hospitals. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Examine sources and types of medical errors
  • Identify error-prone situations
  • Relate theories and strategies to reduce errors and improve patient outcomes
  • Define sentinel event, root cause analysis, and failure mode, effects, and criticality analysis
  • Discuss safety needs of special populations
  • Describe the effect of medical errors on healthcare providers
  • Discuss the importance of public education in reducing errors
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, imaging and radiation therapists, massage therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and respiratory therapists.
 
Physical therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 6/11/2019 to 6/10/2022.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 2202008TX for 02/01/2019 to 02/28/2022 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The OH PT Association (approval no. 18S8355 for 12/8/18 to 12/8/19).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE19-538056 for 01/01/19 to 12/31/19). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply The FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no.1801-221 for  2/1/18 to 1/31/20).
 
This course has been approved by:
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.2 CEU for 11/15/15 to 11/15/19.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.2 units of CE for 07/31/17 to 07/31/19.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 11/29/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 1/25/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/25/2022

 

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Megan P - Stuart, FL  ·  May 14, 2020
Good info. Easy to follow.
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Alison D - Fort Myers, FL  ·  May 11, 2020
Would like to see more geared toward our profession.
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Raymond H - Fort Myers, FL  ·  May 06, 2020
This was very helpful and well done. I prefer this mode of education for medical errors.
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Rachel H - Fort Myers, FL  ·  Apr 30, 2020
I appreciate that it is free.
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Curtis C - Cape Coral, FL  ·  Apr 30, 2020
It is important to reduce risks and improve Pt safety
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