Medical Errors, Part 2: Prevention Practices

OVERVIEW:

Medical Errors: Prevention Practices, the second in a three-part series on preventing Medical Errors, discusses important changes in healthcare practice that provide strategies for reducing most medical errors and improving patient safety. This includes development of standardized safety procedures and the implementation of the Joint Commissions National Patient Safety Goals and Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure and Wrong Person Surgery.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the overall goals of prevention practices, and why implementing them is so important
  • Identify four general patient safety practices that can be employed in all types of health delivery systems
  • Provide an example of a safe practice for each of seven common types of medical errors
  • Provide an example of a safe practice in each of four common areas of patient harm 
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

 This program has been designated for 0.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education credits.
Price: $249.00 USD

Product ID: MED088
Media: DVD
Year: 2015
Duration: 22:44 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Legal Aspects of Nursing, Medication Administration, Safety
 
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