The purpose of this course is to satisfy the requirement of the Florida law and provide all licensed behavioral healthcare professionals with information regarding the root cause analysis process, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
Define “medical error.”
Describe the root cause analysis process, and identify the most common sentinel events.
Evaluate the most common errors in psychological or behavioral settings and strategies to prevent these errors.
Identify potential psychological consequences of medical errors.
This 2-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.