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Medical Errors

Medical Errors 202c

Reporting, Root Cause Analysis, What To Do When Things Go Wrong


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  • Recommend taking Medical Errors 202a and 202b prior to taking this course
  • Summarize surgical errors and identify factors that increase the risk of surgical error as well as strategies to prevent them
  • Discuss proper reporting of medical errors
  • Enumerate the elements that comprise root cause analysis
  • Describe strategies patients, providers, systems can use to reduce the risk of medical errors and improve patient health and safety
  • Describe what to do when things go wrong

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$20.00 USD

Medical Errors 202b

Types of Medical Errors, Risk Factors and Prevention


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  • Summarize the following types of medical errors:
    1. medication errors
    2. handoff errors
    3. diagnostic errors
    4. healthcare acquired infections
    5. device associated infections
  • List factors that increase the risk of the above medical errors
  • Describe strategies to prevent the above medical errors

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Medical Errors 202a

Definitions, Concepts, Scope of the Problem and Types of Errors


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  • Define Medical Error
  • Discuss Medical Errors in the Context of Other Types of Error
  • Illustrate the Scope of the Medical Error Problem
  • List Serious Reportable Medical Events
  • Define Key Events in the Field of Patient Safety
  • Review the Epidemiology of Medical Error
  • Describe the Taxonomy of Medical Error
  • Identify commonly misdiagnosed conditions
  • Identify populations of special vulnerability
  • Review Types of Medical Errors
  • Discuss Falls and Teamwork/Communication Errors and how to prevent them

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$20.00 USD