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ANCC National Magnet Conference

One of the largest annual gatherings of nurses in the United States! More than 7,000 nurses and nursing executives from top hospitals celebrate Magnet Recognition and gather to share evidence-based practices at the ANCC National Magnet Conference®. This is the official annual conference of the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program®, serving as both a celebration of accomplishment for newly designated Magnet® organizations and a showcase of best nursing practices for the Magnet community...
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Alaskan Cruise

1.ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE – Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence 3.ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR...
Continuing Education, Inc

Download the Medication Safety Continuing Education Mobile App


Medication Safety Continuing Education Mobile App

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry 2012 Self-Assessment Examination

This Self-Assessment’s Examination goal is to provide timely clinical updates on new developments in addiction psychiatry, help practicing psychiatrists prepare for recertification and serve as a tool for board review. Method of physician participation in the learning process This examination should be used as a study guide for completing a Maintenance Of Certification (MOC) Board Examination. In order to fulfill American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN’s) requirement each phy...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

FREE Medication Safety CE / CME Mobile App Download

Healthcare professionals are relied upon heavily for knowledge and ability to prevent medication errors. Keep informed through professional development--find medication safety CE / CME opportunities. Download the FREE mobile app onto your mobile device by visiting www.CareerTapp.com.
CareerTapp

URI College of Pharmacy Mobile App Download

From CE & Snow in ski country to Seminar by the Sea in Newport to the June Minicourse Series and everything in between, there is always something happening at URI. Use this app to stay up to date! Download the FREE mobile app onto your mobile device by visiting www.careertapp.com
CareerTapp

Bloodborne Pathogens: HBV, HCV, and HIV

This course meets the educational requirements for federal OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard training. When you finish this course, you will be able to: * Explain the hazards of bloodborne pathogens (HBV, HCV, HIV) in the transmission of certain chronic and life-threatening diseases and relate both OSHA and state laws designed to curb them. *Outline the actions employers are required by OSHA to take to protect their employees from bloodborne pathogens in the workplace. *State how engi...
ATrain Education Inc.

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Jackson Hole)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Lake Tahoe)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Aspen)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-2015 Medical- Dental- Legal Update (Myrtle Beach)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

Preventing Medical Errors in Behavioral Health

This course is intended to increase clinicians’ awareness of the many types of errors that can occur within mental health practice, how such errors damage clients, and numerous ways they can be prevented. Its emphasis is on areas within mental health practice that carry the potential for "medical" errors. Examples include improper diagnosis; breaches of privacy and confidentiality; mandatory reporting requirements; managing dangerous clients; boundary violations and sexual misconduct; the in...
Professional Development Resources

Surgical Checklists and Patient Outcomes - What's the Verdict?

One in 10 patients has an adverse event in the hospital, 40% of them related to surgery. The landmark World Health Organization study of 2009 reported a 47% drop in the perioperative mortality rate with the use of the WHO surgical checklist, but subsequent studies have not reported such large improvements. The Joint Commission time-out for preventing wrong patient-wrong site surgeries has not been embraced by surgeons in the US, and questions have been raised about its effectiveness. This mono...
Medical Interactive Community

CME cruise: Mediterranean: Sep 19 - Oct 2, 2015

Challenges in medicine made easy pediatrics, Sports Medicine, Medical-Legal September 19 - October 02, 2015 Istanbul, Turkey to Barcelona, Spain 13 night Italy & Greek Isles CME Cruise Program Pediatrics - Dr. Micky Obradovic - Sex, Drugs, & Rock 'n Roll - Making the best out of the worst - Attention Please - We need a Doctor in here - Sex and (Trans-) Gender - Challenging cases in Pediatrics Pediatrics Work Shop - Pediatric Potpourri Sports Medicine - Dr. Julia Alleyne...
Sea Courses Cruises

Preventing Medical Errors in Nutrition & Dietetics (Video)

This video course was recorded at the Annual Symposium of the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in July 2014. It addresses the impact of medical errors on today’s healthcare with a focus on root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety in the practice of nutrition and dietetics. Real life stories, national healthcare safety trends, reporting of sentinel events, complying with HIPAA privacy and security rules, telehealth practices, and caring communication t...
Professional Development Resources

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Wailea)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (St. Maarten)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Orlando)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Hilton Head)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Cancun)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Sanibel)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Las Vegas)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Lahaina)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Aruba)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Bahamas)

The course is a unique, 20 hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade digital technology, The 2014-15 Medical-Dental-Legal Update is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit, and offers vital instruction from national experts in the fields of law, medicine, dentistry, financial...
American Educational Institute

Cognitive Debiasing Strategies

Virtually by definition, physicians have a blind spot for their own biases. This activity, third in a series, aims to foster recognition of how bias derails the diagnostic process, and to arm participants with strategies to counter bias. These strategies include knowing what conditions predispose to which kinds of biases and errors; and how to improve diagnosis through metacognition, the deliberate selection of debiasing tools such as executive override, cognitive forcing and re-biasing. Prese...
Medical Interactive Community

Cognitive and Affective Biases: Case Studies

Bias is the norm, the usual or default state of the human brain. In the practice of medicine, biases can derail the diagnostic process and lead to patient harm. This activity, second in a series, aims to acquaint the physician with the common cognitive and affective biases affecting clinical practice so they may be recognized and countered. Dr. Pat Croskerry illustrates how various biases contributed to diagnostic error in cases from his own emergency room practice and those of others.
Medical Interactive Community

How Physicians Make Decisions: Intuitive and Analytic Modes

Daniel Kahneman and others have advanced popular understanding of slow and fast thinking, the dual process theory of decision making; emergency physician Pat Croskerry pioneered in applying this model to how physicians think. This first part of the series will define the two modes, the dynamic relationship between them, and how they influence the accuracy of medical diagnosis.
Medical Interactive Community

Successful Strategies for Addressing Patient Safety Hot Topics - Infection Control and Antimicrobial Therapy in the era of Anti-Microbial Stewardship

The overall learning activity will focus on infection control and antimicrobial therapy in the era of antimicrobial stewardship, and the role of the physicians and allied health professions play in it. Infection control and antimicrobial therapy in the era of antimicrobial stewardship: Antimicrobial resistance is recognized as a significant, contemporary healthcare challenge. Three major societies - the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Infectious Diseases Society ...
ScientiaCME

Successful Strategies for Addressing Patient Safety Hot Topics - Antithrombotic Therapy: Opportunities for Improvement

The overall learning activity will focus on Anticoagulant and Antithrombotic therapy, and the role of the physicians and allied health professions play in it. Anticoagulant therapy remains a common source of medication errors. As a current and longstanding National Patient Safety Goal, anticoagulation therapy is recognized as engendering gaps in practice. Agenda ➢Statistics and barriers: how anticoagulation proves a persistent patient safety challenge ➢Joint Commission...
ScientiaCME

Successful Strategies for Addressing Patient Safety Hot Topics - Infusion Devices

The overall learning activity will focus on infusion devices, informatics, and continuous quality improvement and the role of the physicians and allied health professions play in it. Infusion devices, informatics, and continuous quality improvement: The Institute of Medicine’s report, Preventing Medication Errors, emphasizes the importance of healthcare organizations adopting best practices in safe medication use and prioritizing proven strategies to minimize harm from medications. T...
ScientiaCME

Preventing Medical Errors For Allied Health Professionals

Needs statement The 1999 Institute of Medicine report To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System brought prominence to the issue of medical error in the US. Since that time multiple activities at various levels of private and regulatory arenas have targeted identification and resolution of medical error. The process is dynamic and health professionals need education of error reduction techniques so as to improve safety in their professional activities and work setting. Some regulatory ag...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Preventing Medical Errors in Nutrition & Dietetics

This course addresses the impact of medical errors on today’s healthcare with a focus on root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety in the practice of nutrition and dietetics. Real life stories, ethical considerations, health literacy and growing health consumerism are addressed. Also included are tips for distinguishing scientific from pseudoscientific treatment claims and for improving communication with patients. Printable hand-outs, a glossary and online reso...
Professional Development Resources

Preventing Medical Errors in Speech-Language Pathology

This course addresses the impact of medical errors on today’s healthcare with a focus on root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety. Multiple scenarios of real and potential errors in the practice of speech-language pathology are included, along with recommended strategies for preventing them. Evidence shows that the most effective error prevention occurs when a partnership exists among care facilities, health care professionals, and the patients they treat. Sugg...
Professional Development Resources

Diagnostic Error: ''Just a Sore Throat''

Every year, about 670,000 patients present with chief compliant of sore throat to primary care physician offices in the US. About 90% of them are viral and require only symptomatic relief. Most of the rest are Group A Strep, tested by rapid strep test, and treated appropriately with antibiotics. However there are other diagnoses to consider in the evaluation of sore throat, particularly in adolescents and young adults. This video interview with Dr. Robert Centor will alert primary care clini...
Medical Interactive Community

Preventing Medical Errors in Behavioral Health

This course is intended to increase clinicians’ awareness of the types of errors that can occur within mental health practice, how such errors damage clients, and numerous ways they can be prevented. Its emphasis is on areas within mental health practice that carry the potential for "medical" errors. Examples include improper diagnosis, breach of confidentiality, failure to maintain accurate clinical records, failure to comply with mandatory abuse reporting laws, inadequate assessment of pot...
Professional Development Resources

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy News You Can Use - Don't be Shocked!

This Gastrointestinal Endoscopy online course will prepare nurses on the basics of electrosurgery for use in gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures. You will learn safe placement for electrodes and be able to identify the different types of electrosurgery. You will also learn best practices to avoid electrocution and injuries to patients and staff.
Corexcel

Medical Errors: Avoiding the Pitfalls in Medication Delivery

The Medical Errors: Avoiding the Pitfalls in Medication Delivery course examines medication errors in the healthcare setting. Nurses taking this online CE course will be able to identify the causes, list strategies for the healthcare industry to reduce errors, and discuss prevention strategies for patients to use.
Corexcel

Florida: Medical Errors

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. This course meets Florida’s two-unit requirement on prevention and reporting of medical errors for initial licensure or biennial renewal of healthcare professionals.
ATrain Education Inc.

Risks of Anesthesia

The Risks of Anesthesia online course will help nurses identify anesthesia risks and educate patients. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to list pre-existing conditions that could cause complications during anesthetic procedures, describe potential post-operative injuries, and identify residual anesthetic effects in patients after surgery.
Corexcel

Beyond Informed Consent (US)

Patients have more choices than ever before about new procedures and treatments. The proliferation of medical news in the popular media fuels unrealistic expectations for a perfect outcome, making a truly Informed Consent more important than ever. However, Informed Consent continues to be a source of medical error and medical malpractice claims. Obtaining consent is sometimes delegated to someone other than the physician performing the procedure; it is sometimes reduced to obtaining a signat...
Medical Interactive Community

Florida Mandated Prevention of Medical Errors 2 Hours Course for Nursing, Dental and Other Healthcare Professionals.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: Summarize the types of medical errors. List factors that increase the risk of medical errors. Define populations of special vulnerability. Identify responsibilities for reporting medical errors. Explain processes for improving patient outcomes. Discuss public education measures related to patient safety.
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Professional Liability Risks for Family and General Practice

Primary care physicians are in short supply, posing the risk of patient overload and increased medical error. Malpractice claims for Family and General Practitioners are on the rise. This Internet presentation reviews the most common medical misadventures for Family and General Practice (missed or delayed diagnosis of myocardial infarction, breast cancer, appendicitis and colon cancer). The claims data are reviewed for each, and recommendations are presented for reducing malpractice risk and ...
Medical Interactive Community

Disclosure of Medical Error: A Physician's Risk Management Guide

Discussing adverse medical events with patient and family is perhaps the most difficult conversation physicians will undertake. Too often, physicians postpone, delegate or avoid these difficult conversations. Prompt, empathic communication initiated by the physician is the best way to safeguard the doctor-patient relationship and reduce the risk of malpractice claims. However, there are many barriers to doing so. This mixed-media Internet/Enduring material will present risk management recomm...
Medical Interactive Community

Diagnostic Error & Claims: Reducing the Risk

Diagnostic Error has been described as the New Frontier in Patient Safety. Claims data supports this contention. A large study by the Rand Corporation has demonstrated that patient adverse events and medical malpractice claims go hand in hand … and that reducing one can be expected to reduce the other. This is important information for stakeholders wishing to reduce adverse events and improve patient safety. It provides a basis for building bridges between stakeholders. This interactive...
Medical Interactive Community

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