Healthcare Practice Errors: a medical errors course for professional nurses
A medical errors course for nurses. This 2-hour medical errors class provides information on root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention and patient safety in healthcare practice.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE, Marlys A Maury Freeman, RN, CAP, MSW and Anne Turner, RN, BSN
Please note: Because this course is specific to professional nurses other professions need to exercise their professional judgment as to whether this course will be approved by your licensing board. There are five other medical errors courses on this website for mental health professionals. Please use our content search feature in the course catalog to find those courses. This course is not eligible for N.B.C.C. approved credit.
Description: A required curriculum for Florida licensed nurses, this 2CE medical errors class provides information on root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention and patient safety in healthcare practice. The class will include factors that contribute to the occurrence of behavioral healthcare practice errors, how to recognize at-risk situations, protocol to improve patient outcome, reporting responsibilities, and patient safety. Patient rights and other public education concerns will be addressed.
CE Credits: 2
CE Broker#: 20-329612
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Area: Medical errors, Risk management
Purpose: To contribute to the reduction and/or elimination of health practice errors through continuing education to nurses.
Target Audience: Nurses, and other allied healthcare professionals.
States that accept Program Services credits because of our national approvals: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin
Accepts Program Services credits because we hold another state SW board approval: Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Cross-disciplinary
States with no specified requirements/limitations or self- submit after the fact Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico
Program Services credits not available for Social Work in these states: Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana
South Carolina Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
District Columbia Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
Allied profession approvals can be found at https://www.programservices.org/approvals?other=true
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