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Author
Arvey I. Rogers, M.D.

Author Affiliation
Professor Emeritus
Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology
Assistant Dean
Division of Continuing Medical Education
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Title
: Medical Errors Prevention
Activity/Course #:
: UM101
Cost:
: $50.00
Release/Start Date:
: Feb 01 2016
Expiration Date:
: Jan 31 2018
Topics:
: Medical Errors
Target Audience:
: Medical Providers
Format:
: UM Monograph
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 2.0 Hours
Credit(s):
: 2.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
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This self-instructional monograph is designed to provide essential information on medical errors prevention for physicians across all specialties. It is also appropriate for medical students, residents and other allied healthcare professionals who are involved in patient care.

This course fulfills the prevention of medical errors education requirement for Florida licensed physicians.

Learning Objective(s):
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Explain the scope of the problem of medical errors.
  2. Define medical error, differentiating preventable from non-preventable.
  3. Define root cause analysis and know its use in preventing medical errors.
  4. Determine which adverse event associated injuries must be reported to the Florida AHCA within 15 days of occurrence.
  5. Identify the root causes for the six most common types of sentinel events.
  6. List the five most misdiagnosed medical conditions in the state of Florida

How To Obtain Your CME Certificate

  1. Register for the course at www.naceonline.com.
  2. View the content.
  3. Complete and submit the post-test and evaluation.
  4. A minimum passing score of 70% must be earned on the post-test in order to complete the CME activity.
  5. Print your CME certificate.
Sponsored and Certified By
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Accreditation Designation Statement
The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity was planned and produced in accordance to ACCME Essentials.

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Disclosure Policy
Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure: It is the policy of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the National Association for Continuing Education are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosures are provided below.

Arvey I. Rogers, M.D., Author, has has no relationships to disclose.
Commercial Support
No commercial support was received for this CME activity.