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Preventing Medical Errors

Course #: 05-1073

Price: $20.00

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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • District Of Columbia Board of Nursing: 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing: 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board Of Nursing Home Administrators: 1.00 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 1.25 Hours
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  • 2 Read the Course Material -  As you read through, mark your answers on the course worksheet to be prepared for the exam
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Course Description

NAB Approval Number: 20201215-1.25-A61867-DL

CEU Course Description

Medical errors are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Thus, health care professionals should understand how to prevent medical errors from occurring. With that in mind, this course reviews recommendations that were developed to help health care professionals prevent medical errors, increase patient safety, and, ultimately, optimize patient care.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Review the Joint Commission's national patient safety goals and related recommendations.
  2. Explore how health care professionals can prevent medical errors from occurring. 
  3. Examine how medical errors can affect patients.  

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