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Take Aim at Medical Errors by Creating a Culture of Safety in the OR - CE466
Take Aim at Medical Errors by Creating a Culture of Safety in the OR
CE466 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Robin Newhouse, RN, PhD, CNAA, BC, CNOR and Paula Graling, RN, MSN, CNOR, CNS and Patricia Seifert, RN, MSN, CNOR, CRNFA, FAAN and Beth J. Pettit-Willis, RN, MSN, CNOR, Lt. Col. U.S. Army and Orawan Chaigasame
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This course will be discontinued on 8/15/14 because a new version of it (60196 Creating a Culture of Safety and Reducing Medical Errors in the OR) is now available.
The goal of this continuing education program is to inform nurses how to create a culture of safety in the perioperative setting. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
  • Describe the attributes of a “just culture” as it relates to reducing medical errors.
  • Review common operating room (OR) processes that are prone to error.
  • Identify the six steps to creating a culture of safety in the OR.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/15/2014

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