Florida: Preventing Medical Errors

For most healthcare professionals in Florida, this course meets the two-unit requirement on prevention and reporting of medical errors for initial licensure or biennial renewal. Further details are in the course introduction; see link below.

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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.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Contact hours
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JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
Cindy Kibbe, BS, CLS

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Contact hours


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