The Medical Errors course has been by the following boards:
· Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy andMental Health Counseling.
· Florida Board of Psychology
· Florida Board of Nursing
· Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery
· Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition
· Florida Electrolysis Council
The Medical Errors (prevention) course is based on a paper presented in a power point that covers all the required elements for content of this course. It reviews the major causes of medical errors conducted by health professionals with a focus on the medical errors that are possible for social workers, psychologists, counselors and other therapists. The effects of medical errors on patient safety and care from a mental health perspective are described as well as methods to keep both clients and providers safe. The process of root cause analysis and its role in the prevention of medical errors is reviewed with a clinical example provided. In addition elements and procedures for error reduction and prevention and patient safety are also discussed.
This course provides the licensed practitioner with an overview of medical errors, their causes, effects, and approaches to prevent medical errors from the perspective of mental health professionals, social workers, psychologists, dieticians and other licensed professions.
Attention Florida Psychologists:
Ce-classes.com has been approved by The Florida Board of Psychology to provide this Medical Errors course. Our status for the medical errors course is “Approved”. We have been approved since September 2006.
This course meets the mandatory 2 hour continuing education requirement for prevention of medical errors for many licensed professionals in the state of Florida. It is also required as a pre-requisite for licensure for many licensed professionals in the state of Florida.
Authors: Toni DiDona, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., Ron Black, L.C.S.W.
This course will provide mental health practitioners, psychologists, dieticians and other licensed professions with the ability to:
- Identify major causes of medical errors conducted by health professionals
- Describe the effects of medical errors on patient safety and care from a mental health perspective
- Describe methods to keep both clients and providers safe
- Describe the process of root cause analysis and its role in the prevention of medical errors
Continuing Education Credits: 2
Citation: Ce-Classes.com (2015)