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Medical Errors Overview

$16.00 [1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours]

Course Number: #05-640

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CEU Course Description

Decreasing medical errors has become a global healthcare goal. As a result, patient safety has emerged as a major target for healthcare improvement. Quality assurance is a complex task, which requires healthcare professionals to be up to date with the most recently developed strategies being used to prevent medical errors. This CEU provides nurses with insight into medical errors while providing innovative preventative strategies to decrease medical errors and increase patients' overall quality of care. 

 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Examine the impact of medical errors and adverse events, while defining safety.
  2. Explore why intensive care unit (ICU) patients are more likely to experience medical errors.
  3. Evaluate how to measure safety, while obtaining an understanding of medical error and adverse event rates and risk factors.    
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Board Approval Status

Nurses

State Board Approval
Alabama YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Alaska YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Arizona YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Arkansas YES! Accepts Arkansas State Board of Nursing (CE Provider #50-14881)
California YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Colorado YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Connecticut YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Delaware YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
District of Columbia YES! Accepts District Of Columbia Board of Nursing (CE Provider #50-14881)
Florida YES! Accepts Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #50-14881)
Georgia YES! Accepts Georgia Board of Nursing (CE Provider #50-14881)
Hawaii We recommend you check with your board to see if they will accept our California or Florida board of nursing approvals.
Idaho YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Illinois YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Indiana YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Iowa YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Kansas YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Kentucky YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Louisiana YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Maine YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Maryland YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Massachusetts YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Michigan YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Minnesota YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Mississippi YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Missouri YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Montana YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Nebraska YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Nevada YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
New Hampshire YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
New Jersey YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
New Mexico YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
New York YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
North Carolina YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
North Dakota YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Ohio YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Oklahoma YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Oregon YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Pennsylvania YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Rhode Island YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
South Carolina YES! Accepts South Carolina Board of Nursing (CE Provider #50-14881)
South Dakota YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Tennessee YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Texas YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Utah YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Vermont YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Virginia YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Washington YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
West Virginia YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Wisconsin YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)
Wyoming YES! Accepts California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16375)

The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.

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