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Promoting a Culture of Safety to Prevent Medical Errors - CE498
Promoting a Culture of Safety to Prevent Medical Errors

CE498 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Maureen Habel, MA, RN
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Objectives:
The purpose of this program is to inform nurses, paramedics and EMTs, pharmacists, physicians, radiologic technologists, social workers and speech-language pathologists about national efforts under way to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe how the culture of healthcare organizations affects patient safety
  • Give three examples of sentinel events
  • Discuss the role of nurses and other healthcare providers in providing a safe environment for patients

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, paramedics and EMTs, pharmacists, physicians, radiologic technologists, social workers and speech-language pathologists.
 
Nurses: 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 www.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 lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/13/2015

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