About this courseSkip About this course
Internet Enduring Material Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Department of Quality and Clinical Effectiveness at Stanford Health Care.
This CME activity aims to improve the practicing physicians’ and other health care providers’ knowledge about the types of medical errors that can occur and different methods of mitigating and/or preventing these events from occurring by utilizing The Joint Commission guidelines and standards pertaining to the National Patient Safety Goals. The activity is a web-enabled, interactive program that permits the participant to work on medical events by investigating and analyzing root causes and/or contributing factors to comprehend how medical errors can occur. These are the skills that can be utilized on a daily basis by healthcare providers to ensure safe patient care.
This course is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and nurses and other interested allied health professionals in all specialties.
The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
If you would like to earn CME credit from Stanford University School of Medicine for participating in this course, please review the information here prior to beginning the activity.
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
- Integrate NPSG requirements in clinical practice in the areas of patient identification, Universal Protocol, labeling and medication reconciliation.
- Develop practical skills to improve team communication and apply these skills when medical errors occur and to prevent medical errors in the future, i.e. immediate feedback.
- Evaluate root causes and contributing factors that lead to various medical errors.
- Develop skills to apply in practice the appropriate procedures or steps to assure that such events are prevented in the future.