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Medical Errors and the Laboratory

Medical Errors and the Laboratory (976)
Medical errors are a serious problem that can and do occur in the healthcare field. This course specifically discusses the types of errors that can occur in the Laboratory and reviews The Joint Commission's Sentinel Event Policies and Procedure guidelines for Laboratories when errors do occur.
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Online - Complete Course
Course is available online IMMEDIATELY after purchase
Reading material is presented in a PDF or PowerPoint format
One copy of the reading material can be printed out or saved
Quiz answers are entered online & graded immediately
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Recall the roles of the different government agencies that were at the forefront of building a safer healthcare system associated with the prevention of medical errors.
  • Explain the different types of laboratory errors.
  • Recall The Joint Commission’s (TJC) Sentinel Event polices
  • Recall the process associated with preparing a Comprehensive Systematic Analysis and Corrective Action Plan.
  • List the National Patient Safety Goals.

Provider #: 50-2256
CE Broker Reporting

We report to CE Broker immediately after course completion, provided that your license number is in your profile prior to course completion.

Course #: 20-707766

P.A.C.E Provider #: 511
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Approval

Continuing Education Unlimited is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.

Approved   |   511-105-23

California Dept of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services

Our Laboratory courses are accepted by The California Department of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services, when the course also has an ASCLS P.A.C.E. #.

Accrediting Agency #: 0001
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 Deborah L. Buckley, MBA, MT(ASCP)
 Florida Mandatory
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