Preventing Medical Errors for Radiology Professionals - RAD60033

Preventing Medical Errors for Radiology Professionals

by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, RN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
RAD60033
(4.3 / 949 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Radiologic Technology (1.00 CE Credit)

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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. 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 preventing medical errors 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 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.
 
Imaging and radiation 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.
 
This activity is approved for Category A continuing education credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 4/10/2012 to 5/1/2017 and 5/4/2018 to 6/1/2019.
 
This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.

Course Originally Released on: 3/2/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/18/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/1/2019

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

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

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This was a little less user friendly than other CE Direct courses
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Twanette D - Stone Mountain, GA  ·  Nov 29, 2017
The information given in the review does not directly identify with the test questions.
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Shannon B - Frisco, TX  ·  Sep 21, 2017
WELL WRITTEN AND NICELY LAID OUT
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Kimberly L - Roseburg, OR  ·  Sep 12, 2017
Excellent. I learned a lot.
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