Prevention of Medical Errors for Florida Physical Therapy
Objectives: Define medical errors and associated terminology. Discuss common causes of medical errors. Describe root cause analysis. Summarize the elements of effective communication and documentation. Outline contraindications and indications for physical therapy management. Discuss the pharmacological components of physical therapy and patient management. State Florida’s statutory requirements for addressing medical errors.
Description: REQUIRED FOR FLORIDA PT/PTA: This course fulfills the 2-hour Florida requirement for reporting and prevention of medical errors. Approved by the FL Board of Physical Therapy Practice.