CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
Medical errors, due in large part to systemic problems, are the third leading cause of death. Ensuring appropriate, efficient, effective, and quality care is now a regulated branch of medical practice. This CEU course explores the types of medical errors, the systematic approach of a root cause analysis, disclosure of an error to the patient, strategies to reduce the risk of medical errors, and the reporting of medical errors to the appropriate agencies.
|Introduction and Root Cause Analysis||0.50 Contact Hours|
|Types of Medical Errors||0.80 Contact Hours|
|Strategies to Reduce Risk||0.40 Contact Hours|
|Ethical Decision Making||0.30 Contact Hours|
Total = 2 Contact hours
Instructional Level: Basic
AOTA Classification Code: Domain of OT
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Course Date: 2012-06-05
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