Reducing Medical Errors: State of Florida Mandatory Training


  • To provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with current evidence-based information related to the prevention of medical errors and to comply with Florida Law for continuing education.


Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the extent of the problem of medical errors in healthcare.
  • Discuss the definition of medical errors.
  • Identify patient safety organizations working on the issue of medical errors.
  • Describe 10 priority evidence-based patient safety interventions promoted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
  • Discuss the development of a Healthcare Partnership between professionals and patients.
  • Identify principles from the National Patient Safety Foundation's Universal Patient Compact.

Author and planners of this educational activity attest to no conflicts of interest in the development of this course. They report no relevant financial relationships, and there is no off-label use of products in this course. No commercial support or sponsorship was accepted in the development of this course. Accreditation does not imply endorsement of products by Access Continuing Education, Inc. or the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Approved By: Access Continuing Education, Inc. has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider number: 50-7628.

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CE Credits: 2.0 Hours; credit available until 03/05/2014

Access Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Florida Boards/Councils above have approved this course for 2.0 hours of continuing education credit.
Cost: $30.00 *NOTE: If your association, employer, or organization is paying for this course, and you log in utilizing the correct procedure provided by your association/employer/organization, you will not be charged upon completion of the test. Be sure to check with your association/employer/organization for the correct login procedure.
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Author: Jo DiBlasio, MS, RN
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Upon successful completion of this course your Certificate of Completion is immediately available for you to print AND we electronically transfer your completion information to CE Broker. There is no need for you to mail your certificate; we do it for you electronically! Files are electronically transferred to CE Broker every Monday at 4:00 pm.

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