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Medical Errors, Patient Safety, and Root Cause Analysis: What you need to know

Course: #1203Level: Introductory2.5 Hours 42 Reviews
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The primary goal of this course is to increase knowledge on the importance of preventing medical errors for social work professionals. A review of the principles of patient safety, risk prevention, and root cause analysis will provide a solid foundation on which to understand and apply lessons learned in clinical practice.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number 50-29950.

Course created on November 25, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CE/CEU Offered: AK/2.5; AL/2.5; AR/2.5; ASWB ACE/2.5; AZ/2.5; CA/2.5; CE Broker/2.5 Medical Errors (FL), Continuing Education (OH), Continuing Education By A Non Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV), CE Broker #20-845813; CO/2.5; CT/2.5; DC/2.5; DE/2.5; FL/2.5; GA/2.5; HI/2.5; IA/2.5; IACET/0.3; ID/2.5; IL/2.5; IN/2.5; KS/2.5; KY/2.5; LA/2.5; MA/2.5; MD/2.5; ME/2.5; MI/2.5; MN/2.5; MO/2.5; MS/2.5; MT/2.5; NC/2.5; ND/2.5; NE/2.5; NH/2.5; NM/2.5; NV/2.5; NY-Contact Hours/2.5 Self-Study; OH/2.5; OK/2.5; OR/2.5; PA/2.5; RI/2.5; SC/2.5; SD/2.5; TN/2.5; TX/2.5; UT/2.5; VA/2.5; VT/2.5; WA/2.5; WI/2.5; WV/2.5; WY/2.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the importance of error reduction and prevention for social work professionals.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to examine how patient safety influences the care provided by health care professionals.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize the components of root-cause analysis to investigate medical errors and patient safety events.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction
10-40 Minutes Error Reduction and Risk Prevention; Patient and Employee Safety
40-65 Minutes Improving Quality and Safety in Health Care; National Quality Foundation; National Patient Safety Goals; The Joint Commission; Physical and Emotional Harm
65-85 Minutes Serious Reportable Events/Sentinel Events; Culture of Safety; Safety Net Hospitals
85-110 Minutes Root Cause Analysis
110-140 Minutes Serious Event Examples
140-150 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Susan Holmes-Walker received an honorarium for presenting this course. Susan Holmes-Walker is a registered nurse licensed in the states of Michigan and Florida. Non-financial disclosures: Susan Holmes-Walker has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by continued Social Work.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Association of Social Work Boards ACE Provider

Continued Social Work, provider #1742, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Continued Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/27/2021 – 03/27/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 2.5 continuing education credits.


CE Broker

CE Broker

Continued Social Work is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-29950. This course is offered for 2.5 hours, Medical Errors (FL), Continuing Education (OH), Continuing Education by a Non Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV) category/categories. If you are a licensed social worker in Florida, Ohio, South Carolina, or West Virginia, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


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International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.3 CEUs for this program.


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continued.com LLC (Continued Social Work) is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0617.



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