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The Unrelenting Issue of Medical Errors

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Overview / Abstract:

This course will examine the top patient safety issues causing medical errors, the patient safety organizations involved in the improvement process, tools we currently have to reduce these issues, and best practice steps to take now!

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:
• Analyze medical error data
• Evaluate medical error case studies
• Define national patient safety improvement standards and guidelines
• Identify prevention techniques to reduce medical errors
• Recognize sentinel events
• Define the next steps once a medical error occurs
• Identify current best practice in reducing medical errors
• Discuss the importance of systems standardization

Expiration

Mar 15, 2019

Discipline(s)

Informatics / Coding / Billing CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Online

Cost

$80 to $120

Credits / Hours

3.0

Accreditation

ACCME, Florida Board of Nursing

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Stephen M. Meritt, DPM, CHCQM
Dr. Meritt graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and has practiced in Jacksonville, Florida since completing his surgical residency in 1975. He is a Past President of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Meritt is also a consultant to the Florida Medicare carrier and BCBS of Florida. He is a retired assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville; where he was the founding director of the Podiatric Residency Program.

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

None

Keywords / Search Terms

American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) Live CE CME

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