Online Courses

Prevention of Medical Errors

Price: $30.00 CE: 3.00
This course is accessible until 9/1/2021

Prevention of Medical Errors is a 3-hour course fulfilling a requirement for license renewal focusing on patient safety, root cause analysis, and medical error prevention. Discussed will be the importance of replacing a culture of blame with a culture supporting honest reporting, thereby building a successful plan targeting known problems.

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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

AdventHealth University Division – echelon® is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

echelon® is an approved CE provider by the Florida Board of Nursing.

AdventHealth University Division echelon is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE16352.

NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium.

ANCC Accredited Organization

This course reports to CE Broker

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the magnitude of medical errors and the effect on patient safety.
  2. Describe processes to improve patient outcomes.
  3. Recognize error prone situation/processes.
  4. Identify factors that impact the occurrence of errors.
  5. Define the process and benefit of multi-causal analysis (root causes).
  6. Describe his/her responsibility for reporting medical errors as related to the policies and procedures of his/her particular facility.
  7. Identify safety needs of special populations.
  8. Discuss educational needs of patients/families.
  9. Discuss the importance of public education regarding medical errors.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Guy Flynt, BS, CIC, AU

Guy has over 20 years in the risk management and insurance industry. He received a Bachelors of Science degree from Columbia Union College and is currently working toward a degree in law. He has experience in Hospital Professional Liability as well as Worker's Compensation and Managed Care. He has served as Chair of the Quality Assurance Committee for his organization and is certified as a Health Care Risk Manager through University of Central Florida.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Revisioning Author: P. Gage Gwyn, Ph.D., APRN-BC, CNS, OCN, FCN

Priscilla "Gage" Gwyn is an adult oncology nurse practitioner at the Ambulatory Infusion Center at AdventHealth in Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital).  Dr. Gwyn received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the SUNY Brockport College of Nursing in New York and her Master of Science in nursing with Adult Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist certificates from Duke University College of Nursing in Durham, North Carolina.  She then received her PhD in Nursing from the Barry University, Division of Nursing, in Miami Shores, Florida.  She has lectured on the care of patients with hematologic malignancies and has initiated, coordinated, and facilitated monthly support groups at several practice locations in Florida.  She is nationally published and is a current member of the Oncology Nursing Society, Society of NeuroOncology, and Greater Orlando Hematology Oncology Physician Extenders.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Merrie Lynn Williams, BSN, RN

Merrie Lynn is a contributing author. She has spent 30 years in the nursing profession in a wide variety of positions including labor and delivery, maternal-child care, public health, and patient education.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

490-B Boston Post Road
Suite 200
Sudbury, MA 01776
Phone: 800-334-2472
https://www.ahra.com
CE Credits: 3, Category: A ARRT, Expires: 1/31/2022
Suite 400
8515 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910-3492
Phone: 800-284-2378
https://www.nursingworld.org
Contact Hours: 3, Category: PS - Patient Safety, Expires: 9/1/2021
1123 South University Ave
# 800
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: 501-686-2700
https://www.arsbn.org/
CE Credits: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021

Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse Practitioner
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Certified Nurse Midwife

PO Box 944210
Sacramento, California 94244-2100
Phone: 916-574-7718
http://www.rn.ca.gov/
CE Credits: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 877-672-2174
https://dchealth.dc.gov/bon
Contact Hours: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021

Clinical Nurse Midwife
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse Anesthetist

4052 Bald Cypress Way
BIN C-02
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3252
Phone: 850-245-4444
http://flhealthsource.gov/
Contact Hours: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021

Registered Nurse
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse
Certified Nursing Assistants

CE Credits: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021
CE Credits: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021
CE Credits: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021
CE Credits: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021
CE Credits: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021
4052 Bald Cypress Way
BIN C21
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1741
Phone: 850-245-4266
https://www.doh.state.fl.us/environment/radiation/
CE Credits: 3, Category: 05-Personal Development, Expires: 1/31/2022
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 321217
Phone: 478-207-2440
https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45
Continuing Education Hours: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021

Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Professional Nurse

6301 Indian School Rd NE
Suite 710
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
Phone: 5058418340
https://nmbon.sks.com
Contact Hours: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021

Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Certified Nurse Specialist

90 MacCorkle Ave. SW
Suite 203
South Charleston, WV 25303
Phone: 304-744-0900
https://wvrnboard.wv.gov/
Contact Hours: 3, Category: Medical Errors, Expires: 9/1/2021

Registered Nurse
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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