Have you already taken this course? Why not try the Combo-Pack for License Renewal Three?

This convenient Florida Board of Psychology approved 5CE Combo-Pack course contains the required courses to satisfy the Florida licensure renewal requirements for psychologists. This course contains Florida Board of Psychology approved Preventing Errors in Mental Health Practice, and Ethics and Statutes Affecting the Practice of Psychology: Confidentiality.

491 Licensed Professionals Note: THIS IS NOT THE CORRECT COURSE FOR Florida LMFT, LCSW, LMHC.  Please order the Florida Mental Health CE Requirements for License Renewal Two

Available as a live course. Contact us for information.

Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE

Revised 2015

Combination Course Description:

This combination course meets license renewal requirements for psychologists; contains Florida Board of Psychology approved Preventing Errors in Mental Health Practice, and Ethics and Statutes Affecting the Practice of Psychology: Confidentiality.

CE Broker#: HS PREV 20-11348, ESC 20-214080; OL PREV 20-11388  ESC 20-328870

These courses are reported to CE Broker as two separate courses.

Preventing Errors in Mental Health Practice Description:

This two CE Credit course provides a continuing discussion form the prior course Behavioral Health Practice Errors. Psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists and mental health counselors (and other allied health professionals) can expect to learn information about patient safety, root cause analysis and error reduction and prevention. In addition, JCAHO patient safety goals and the National Quality Forum's ideas about patient safety practices are summarized. Outcomes information from recent root cause analyses will identify critical prevention information in primary problems areas for mental health practice; namely communication, uniform standards, developing a safety culture, and documentation improvements. An actual latent error situation is described with a commentary.

Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to identify three targeted problems that are a focus of quality improvement research.

2. Participants will be able to list the five core areas identified by JCAHO for error reduction.

3. Participants will be able to identify and discuss solutions for the three most prevalent root causes in mental health practice.

4. Participants will be able to define, automatic and rule-based mistakes, active and latent errors, incorrect and defective information, and legally sufficient information.

5. Participants will be able to describe a safety culture.

CE Credits: 2

Agenda:

Hour One: Introduction: statistics and overview, Research present and future, JCAHO patient safety goals, Outcomes of root cause analyses in sentinel events in mental health, Delays in treatment, Suicide events.

Hour Two: Safety practices, Patient safety practices, Safety cultures, Communication and documentation solutions, Practical application case study.

Methods: Pre-test, study guide, post test and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.

Content Area: Medical errors, Risk management, Research and evaluation, Legal and regulatory, Professional readiness/orientation.

Purpose: The course provides information that will facilitate identification and remediation of practice errors.

Florida Ethics & Statutes Affecting the Practice of Psychology: Confidentiality Description:

This course presents a brief discussion of the ethical challenges to practicing psychologists in the area of confidentiality. The APA Code of ethics is reviewed as it pertains to confidentiality. The study guide presents the limitations and responsibilities of the right to privacy of mental health and substance abuse patients. Federal legislation (HIPPA and CFR 42Part Two) is also presented. The course concludes with an update regarding Florida law affecting the practice of psychology. This course meets the Florida content requirements for instruction in professional ethics and Florida statutes and rules affecting the practice of psychology.

Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to identify the ethical challenges regarding confidentiality and patient rights to privacy.

2. Participants will be able to define relevant terminology specific to confidentiality.

3. Participants will be able to identify the APA ethics guidelines regarding protecting patient confidences.

4. Participants will be able to describe limitations of confidentiality.

5. Participants will be able to describe relevant statues and regulations affecting the practice of psychology in Florida.

CE Credits: 3

Agenda:

Hour One: Ethical challenges to patient rights to confidentiality.

Hour Two: Terminology, ethics guidelines, limitations of confidentiality.

Hour Three: Florida statutes and regulations as they pertain to psychology.

Methods: Pre-test, study guide, post test and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.

Content Area: Ethics, Risk management, Research and evaluation, Legal and regulatory, Professional readiness/orientation.

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to acquaint psychologists with a refresher on ethical guidance in the area of patient rights to privacy and confidentiality.

Target audience: Psychologists

Home Study

CE Broker#:
10-33855, 10-929671
CE Credits:
5
Price:
$60.00 + shipping

Online Course

CE Broker#:
20-11388, 20-328870
CE Credits:
5
Price:
$50.00