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Preventing Medical Errors for Respiratory Therapists —  Florida Requirement  - RT60033
Preventing Medical Errors for Respiratory Therapists — Florida Requirement
RT60033 l 2.00 contact hrs
by Margi J. Schultz, RN, MSN, PhD, CNE, PLNC and Crystal Dunlevy, RRT, EdD
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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 CE course is approved for respiratory therapists.
 
This program has been approved for 2 contact hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. AARC Sponsor ID: 9514012. This is a non-traditional course. This CE course is approved from 1/11/2012 to 1/11/2014 and 6/25/2014 to 6/25/2016.
 
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.
 
ContinuingEducation.com is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/25/2016

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