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Florida: Preventing Medical Errors

Florida: Preventing Medical Errors

Florida: Preventing Medical Errors

Cindy Kibbe, BS (CLS) And JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN
Cindy Kibbe, BS (CLS) And JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN
on behalf of ATrain Education

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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

Reference: 175541

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Description

Outlines seven types of medical errors and the Florida laws related to them. Describes factors that increase the risk of committing a medical error and populations that are especially vulnerable to such errors. Presents five commonly used approaches that have been effective in reducing medical errors.

Objectives

Objectives
Name several landmark pieces of legislation that have attempted to reduce medical errors.

Summarize Florida laws and requirements related to medical errors and describe the impact of the Patient Safety Quality and Improvement Act on healthcare practices in the United States.

Outline the seven main classifications of medical errors.

Identify factors and practices that increase the risk of committing a medical error.

Discuss populations that are particularly vulnerable to the effects of medical errors.

State several healthcare practices that will reduce medical errors and create a culture of patient safety.

State several measures the public can do to help reduce medical errors.

Explain the systems approach to medical errors and assess commonly used systems approaches shown to be effective.
Cindy Kibbe, BS (CLS) And JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN

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Cindy Kibbe, BS (CLS) And JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN
on behalf of ATrain Education

Cindy Kibbe is an Arizona-based editor, writer, and business consultant with more than a decade of award-winning journalism experience. Her articles have appeared in Business Arizona , Business NH Magazine , New Hampshire Magazine , New Hampshire Business Review , New Hampshire Magazine BRIDE , and the Nashua Telegraph . Kibbe also wrote and contributed to New Hampshire Public Radio and has made a guest appearance on New Hampshire Public Television. She served as assistant editor for New Hampshire Business Review for nearly ten years. Prior to becoming a journalist, Kibbe had a long career in healthcare, including clinical practice as a registered medical technologist. She held positions in quality management and IT project management within the healthcare industry, where she wrote policies and procedures for national vendors that were used by clients across the country. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from Arizona State University. In her free time, Cindy volunteers at her church and at several local chambers of commerce

JoAnn O’Toole, RN, BSN,is a registered nurse, writer, and researcher. While in college at San Jose State University and later at the University of Mexico in Mexico City, she carried a double major in Spanish and journalism and a minor in Latin. She currently works in the Emergency Department at Kaiser Hospital in Redwood City, California, a certified stroke center and a sepsis center.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 2.00 Hours

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