Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100824
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About the Course:
This course addresses the issues of patient safety and reducing medical errors in a variety of settings. Recent advances in technology, procedures, and systems are discussed. Specific recommendations are offered for helping to improve overall efficacy of patient care.
Attention FL Psychologists: This course is accepted for general CE credits, but it does not fulfill the Medical Errors requirement. Course 101522 does fufill that requirement. It does fulfill medical errors requirements in other states.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Reducing Medical Errors and Improving Patient Safety: Success Stories from the Front Lines of Medicine created by Lucian L. Leape, M.D.; Christine Paul; Lani Luciano; Jane Roessner; Caralee Adams; Kris Rebillot; Shelley Reese; Lisa Krieger; Jan Ziegler
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially nurses, hospital personnel, social workers, psychologists, and counselors who seek knowledge about ways to reduce medical errors and improve patient safety in medical settings. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify ways the medical system is instituting “best practices” for reducing medical errors and improving patient safety.
Apply innovations presented to a variety of patient care settings.
Describe how technological advances can lead to fewer medical errors.
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