Online Courses

Prevention of Medical Errors

Price: $13.50
Nursing CE: 2.00   Imaging CE: 3.00
This course is accessible until 10/15/2025
This course is also available in one or more course bundles.

Prevention of Medical Errors is a 2-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.

Successional Courses: The Patient Experience; Ethnicity in Cardiovascular Care: Making a Difference.

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 for Imaging: 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. You must be licensed in the state of Florida to report an activity that is only approved by the state. If this activity is also approved by an organization that ARRT has approved to evaluate CE, select that organization’s name, as opposed to the state licensing agency name.

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.

Revisioning Author: Lynn Rowe, PhD, RN

Dr. Rowe has been an adjunct faculty member with AdventHealth University (AHU) since 1997 and fulltime faculty member since January 2018. Her degrees include a BSN-Florida State University, MSN-University of Phoenix (Education, and Leadership) and PhD for University of Arizona (Biological Injury). Her research interests include issues in complications of transplantation, and multiple other topics surrounding the practice of nursing. Dr. Rowe has over 30 years of clinical experience including cardiovascular progressive care, multisystem intensive care unit and liver, pancreas, and kidney transplantation. 12 years as a unit/system educator for Neurointensive care and Multisystem ICU and 5 years in support in the nursing Research department. Dr. Rowe continues to support nursing practice through collaborative activities with various hospital campuses and serves as the chair of the Scientific review committee to review the collaborative efforts of university faculty.

Disclosures

*There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of 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.

Revisioning Author: Lynette Woide, MSN, RN

Lynette Woide received her diploma of nursing from Fairview General Hospital School of Nursing.  She furthered her studies and obtained her BSN and MSN from the University of Phoenix.  Her professional career has focused on oncology. Lynette lives in Central Florida and now focuses her time working for echelon.

Disclosures
*There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of this activity.

- 10/15/2025
121 S Fruit St
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-2152
https://www.nh.gov/
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: General

Registered Nurse (RN) 

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

- 1/31/2026
2001 K Street, NW
Suite 300 North
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 800-334-2472
https://www.ahra.com
CE Credits: 3.00, Category: END772 = A ARRT, Expires: 1/31/2026
CE Credits: 2.00, Category: FLDOH-BRC 25000255 = 05-Personal Development, Expires: 1/31/2025
- 10/15/2025
Suite 400
8515 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910-3492
Phone: 800-284-2378
https://www.nursingworld.org
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: PS - Patient Safety
- 10/15/2025
1123 South University Ave
# 800
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: 501-686-2700
https://www.arsbn.org/
CE Credits: 2.00, Category: General

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

- 10/15/2025
PO Box 944210
Sacramento, California 94244-2100
Phone: 916-574-7718
http://www.rn.ca.gov/
CE Credits: 2.00, Category: General
- 10/15/2025
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 877-672-2174
https://dchealth.dc.gov/bon
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: General

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

- 10/15/2025
4052 Bald Cypress Way
BIN C-02
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3252
Phone: 850-245-4444
https://floridasnursing.gov/
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: Medical Errors

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

- 10/15/2025
671 Winyah Drive
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: 407-303-9409
http://www.floridasoccupationaltherapy.gov/
CE Credits: 2.00, Category: Medical Errors
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CE Credits: 2.00, Category: Medical Errors
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CE Credits: 2.00, Category: Medical Errors
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CE Credits: 2.00, Category: Medical Errors
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CE Credits: 2.00, Category: Medical Errors
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CE Credits: 2.00, Category: Medical Errors
- 10/15/2025
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 321217
Phone: 478-207-2440
https://sos.ga.gov/georgia-board-nursing
Continuing Education Hours: 2.00, Category: General

Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Professional Nurse

- 10/15/2025
312 Whittington Pkwy
# 300
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 5024293300
https://kbn.ky.gov
CE Credits: 2.00, Category: General

Licensed Practical Nurse

Registered Nurse

- 10/15/2025
900 SW Jackson
Landon State Office Building, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-4929
https://ksbn.kansas.gov/
CE Credits: 2.00, Category: General

Registered Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Nurse Midwife

Registered Nurse Anesthetist

- 10/15/2025
713 S. Pear Orchard Road
Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone: 601-957-6300
https://www.msbn.ms.gov/
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: General

Registered Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

- 10/15/2025
Bureau of Professional Licensing
611 W. Ottawa
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517-241-0199
https://www.michigan.gov/lara/bureau-list/bpl/health/hp-lic-health-prof/nursing
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: General

Registered Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Registered Nurse Special Volunteer

Licensed Practical Nurse Special Volunteer

- 10/15/2025
919 S. 7th Street
Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: 701-328-9777
https://www.ndbon.org
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: General

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse

- 10/15/2025
6301 Indian School Rd NE
Suite 710
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
Phone: 5058418340
https://nmbon.sks.com
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: General

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

- 10/15/2025
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, South Carolina 29210
Phone: 803-896-4550
https://llr.sc.gov/
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: General

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse

- 10/15/2025
130 Hobbs Ave
Suite B
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307)777-7601
https://wsbn.wyo.gov/
CE Credits: 2.00, Category: General

Certified Nurse Midwife
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Certified Nurse Specialist
Certified Nursing Assistant
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse

- 10/15/2025
90 MacCorkle Ave. SW
Suite 203
South Charleston, WV 25303
Phone: 304-744-0900
https://wvrnboard.wv.gov/
Contact Hours: 2.00, Category: General

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 and cases studies.
  • Participate and pass all Self-Checks and Post Test(s).
  • 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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*There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of this activity.