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Creating a Culture of Safety and Reducing Medical Errors in the OR  - 60196
Creating a Culture of Safety and Reducing Medical Errors in the OR

60196 l 1.50 contact hrs
by Patricia Seifert, RN, MSN, CNOR, CRNFA, FAAN
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The goal of this continuing education program is to inform nurses and surgical technologists how to reduce errors by creating a culture of safety in the perioperative setting. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe communication processes that relate to reducing medical errors
  • Discuss the components of a just culture that promote trust and accountability
  • Review recommendations for the safe transfer of patient care information
  • Discuss a 10-step process for creating a culture of safety in the OR
  • Name organizations that are helping create a culture of patient safety

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/25/2017

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