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Preventing Medical Errors for Radiology Professionals - RAD60033
Preventing Medical Errors for Radiology Professionals
RAD60033 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Zane Robinson Wolf, RN, PhD, FAAN and Margi J. Schultz, RN, MSN, PhD, CNE, PLNC and Olive Peart, MS, RT (R) (M)
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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 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 impact of medical errors on healthcare providers.
  • Discuss the importance of public education in reducing errors.

 
Approval Information
 
This course is designed for radiology techs.
 
This activity is approved for credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 4/10/2012 to 5/1/2014.
 
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 3/2/2015

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