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Hot Topics in OB/GYN Litigation

Learning Objectives: Describe the underlying reasons why OB malpractice cases are filed and pursued, in the face of an unfortunate outcome. Analyze and compare their own conduct to actual case examples, to help improve quality of care and raise awareness to litigated issues. Prevent medical errors, through a better understanding of current trends in medico-legal cases.
Contemporary Forums

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Medication Safety Continuing Education Mobile App

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

Review of precautions that address the transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings. Includes safe handling of sharps, use of PPE, and decontamination of work areas, plus importance of hepatitis B vaccination for workers. 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...
ATrain Education Inc.

Pitfalls and Solutions in Fungal Identification (CE)

This study was adapted from a presentation given by the author for the CACMLE 2015 Grand Rounds in Clinical Laboratory Microbiology and Infectious Disease Series. The audio component was modified from this presentation and divided into frame specific narrations. At the conclusion of this presentation, the participant will be able to: List possible misidentifications that may occur in fungal identification. Identify methods to avoid such misidentifications. Define the appropriate level ...
CACMLE

Basic MRI Safety Training Program To Prevent Accidents and Injuries 2015

The Basic MRI Safety Training Program describes MRI technology, reviews dangers associated with the MRI environment, and presents recommendations to prevent accidents and injuries. MRI safety researcher and educator, Frank G. Shellock, PhD developed this comprehensive, 50-minute training program.
AltusCampus

Avoiding Delays in Diagnosis (CME)

Delay in diagnosis is the most common allegation made against physicians in the course of medical malpractice litigation. In this video presentation, Dr. Cotton discusses common ways in which a delay in diagnosis can arise and offers practical strategies for minimizing the risk of this occurrence. General Information: You are not required to complete this Module in one sitting. Our site will track your progress and allow you to log out, then log in at a later date to complete the activity....
Law and Medicine

FREE Pharmacy CE

Upgrade your practice of Pharmacy and earn FREE Pharmacy CE credits with Free Pharmacy CE programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Pharmacy.
CMEList.com

Risk Management Child and Adolescent Psychiatry CME Rounds - MedRisk

Upon completion of Risk Management Child and Adolescent Psychiatry CME Rounds, you should be able to: 1. Identify the most common reasons why child and adolescent psychiatrists get sued for malpractice. 2. Explain your obligations to maintain patient confidentiality under federal and state laws. 3. List circumstances that would justify breaching patient confidentiality. 4. Explain your duty to a patient's parents and other third parties. 5. Outline documentation practices that will reduce...
Medical Risk Management

Risk Management Anesthesiology CME Rounds - MedRisk

Ongoing analyses of malpractice cases suggest that the injuries most likely to result in suits are wrongful death, severe brain damage, and spinal-nerve damage- just the type of injuries most often associated with claims against anesthesiologists. Upon completion of Risk Management Anesthesiology CME Rounds, you should be able to: 1. Analyze a case scenario to determine whether the four elements of malpractice are present. 2. Name and suggest ways to avoid six common but preventable malpra...
Medical Risk Management

Medical Risk Management CME (MedRisk)

Medical Risk Management CME (MedRisk) provides online CME focusing on risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention. MedRisk offers over 50 courses for physicians, dentists and nurses. Representative topics include preventing medical errors; avoiding "never" events; avoiding medical systems failures; low health literacy; cultural competency; medical ethics; electronic medicine; documentation; failure to diagnose; failure to diagnose cancer; managing disruptive physician behavio...
Medical Risk Management

American Nurses Association (ANA) Annual Conference: Translating Quality into Practice

Plan to attend ANA’s annual conference in 2017 to explore the conference theme, Translating Quality into Practice, while learning new innovations in nursing and examining the variables that affect nurses’ ability to deliver high-quality care. Conference sessions will bring you the latest strategies, research, and best practices to improve outcomes through quality, safety, and staffing. Attendees will learn from evidence-based research and discover innovations they can start using immediate...
American Nurses Association

Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Improvement 2016

Strategies, Tools, and Best Practices for Successful Quality and Safety Initiatives Education for professionals who plan, manage or support quality and safety initiatives in ambulatory or inpatient settings In today’s healthcare environment, there is mounting pressure to improve quality, safety, and efficiency. The key question, however, is how? There are abundant challenges for clinical, administrative, and regulatory professionals, but information on how to address them in actual prac...
Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education

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

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

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

Preventing Medical Errors in Speech-Language Pathology is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that 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 ...
Professional Development Resources

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

Florida: Preventing 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. Course Objectives ...
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

The Best Defense is a Good Documentation Offense

This online course on nursing documention is designed to help the healthcare professional understand medical records and the basic information and issues that should be documented. It will identify good documentation techniques, dos and don'ts, and site legal cases in which medical record documentation was a factor.
Corexcel

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

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