Prevention of Medical Errors for Florida Healthcare Professionals
Objectives: Define medical errors and associated terminology. Describe factors that impact the occurrence of medical errors. Review the most common medical errors and processes to improve patient outcomes. Identify populations with special vulnerability to medical errors. Discuss Florida’s statutory requirements for addressing medical errors.
Description: REQUIRED: This course fulfills the 2-hour Florida requirement for reporting and prevention of medical errors. Covers preventing medical errors in the practice setting and Florida's medical error reporting requirements.