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  • Prevention of Medical Errors for Healthcare Professionals Prevention of Medical Errors for Healthcare Professionals

Prevention of Medical Errors for Healthcare Professionals

2 CE Credit Hours

Quick Overview

This course discusses the definition of medical error, types of sentinel events, what events are reportable and examples of common sentinel events and common misdiagnosis reported to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.


This course meets the Florida Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice, Florida Board of Respiratory Care, Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida Electrolysis Council and Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery requirement of completion of a two-hour course on Prevention of Medical Errors prior to licensure by examination or endorsement.

Details

Completion Requirements

In order to receive full contact-hour credit for this CE activity, participants must:

  1. Be registered for this activity,
  2. Review the course material,
  3. Complete the course post-test and obtain a grade of 70% or higher,
  4. Complete and submit the course evaluation survey.
  5. Other requirements for some of the courses may also include participation discussion boards, practice exercises, practice questions, etc.

Conflict of Interest (or lack thereof) for Planners, Authors and Presenters.

A conflict of interest exists if any individual/entity that is in a position to influence the content, design, or implementation of the CNE activity is ALSO in a position to benefit financially from the success of a CE activity.

The planners, authors and presenters of this CNE activity have disclosed no conflict of interest including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this CNE activity.

Commercial/Sponsor Support.

There is no commercial company or sponsor support for this CE activity.

Non-Endorsement of Products.

The CE provider approval status refers only to continuing nursing education activities and does not imply that there is a real or implied endorsement of any product, service, or company referred to in this activity nor of any company subsidizing costs related to the activity.

Off-Label Product Use.

This CE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course Aprrovals

Nursing Board Approvals National Healthcare Institute (NHI) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California, Florida and District of Columbia Board of Nursing. All CE courses offer by National Healthcare Institute follow the standards recommended by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for this type of educational activities.

California Board of Registered Nursing*

  • Registered Nurse

Florida Board of Nursing

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice

  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Florida Board of Respiratory Care

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Nutrition Counselor

Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery

  • Licensed Midwife

Florida Electrolysis Council 

  • Electrologist

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Clinical Nurse Midwife
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

* Please note that the California Board of Registered Nursing (aka Registered Nursing Program) does not approve individual courses; however, as an approved CE provider (CA Provider 15701), National Healthcare Institute offers course content and utilize instructors who meet the requirements of Sections 1456 and 1457, Title 16, of the·California Code of Regulations in order to meet the CE requirements for nurses in the State of California.