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Preventing Medical Errors for Radiology Professionals - RAD60033
Preventing Medical Errors for Radiology Professionals
RAD60033 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Margi J. Schultz, RN, MSN, PhD, CNE, PLNC
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Objectives:
The goal of this preventing medical errors continuing education activity is to 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. 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 the occurrence of 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 affect of medical errors on healthcare providers
  • Discuss the importance of public education in reducing errors
 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for imaging and radiation therapists.
 
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.
 
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.
 

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/1/2017

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