The purpose of this course is to increase the awareness of healthcare professionals regarding medical errors. Learners will achieve the following objectives: describe the current societal and professional perspectives on medical errors, review the definition of medical error and the potential types of medical errors that can occur, discuss the consequences of medical errors on patients, professionals, and society, and apply error-reduction techniques to current practice. Medical Errors is a required continuing education topic for nurses in the state of Florida.
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 2.0 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20220324-2-A73109-DL. This course applies to the following professions:
- Nursing Home Administrators (all states)
- Residential Care/Assisted Living Administrators (most states)
Learners must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
States that do not accept NAB/NCERS approval for assisted living include California, District of Columbia, Maryland, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Washington. It is your responsibility to verify that your state board will accept continuing education credits approved by NAB. If you are a California RCFE Administrator, you can access our CA RCFE Administrator CEU catalog.