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Preventing Medical Errors in Nutrition & Dietetics

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Preventing Medical Errors in Nutrition & Dietetics 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 in the practice of nutrition and dietetics.

The course highlights the importance of critical thinking in assessment and planning and discusses health literacy, cultural competence, links between ethics and medical errors, centrality of evidence-based practice, distinguishing science from pseudoscience and improving communication skills..

This course satisfies the requirements of the Florida State Legislature mandating a 2-hour course relating to the prevention of medical errors as part of the licensure and renewal process for health professionals.

Course #20-51 | 2021 | 35 pages | 15 posttest questions


Dec 31, 2031


Dietetics / Dietitian CE



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Catherine Christie, PhD; Susan Mitchell, PhD

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Professional Development Resources preventing medical errors in nutrition, preventing medical errors online course, online continuing education, online medical errors CE, Florida medical errors

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