Preventing Medical Errors: Best Practices for Mental Health Professionals - 2017
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This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling and the Florida Board of Psychology - it meets the continuing education requirements for a medical errors course.
For mental health professionals in other states, this is an Ethics course.
This ethics course will examine the impact of medical errors on patients in mental health settings. It will reference best practices and ethical guidelines that can help to reduce and prevent medical errors.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.
- Define "Medical Errors".
- Explain the steps in Root Cause Analysis.
- Explain the concept of informed consent.
- Describe duty to warn laws.
- Explain suicide risk factors.
- Definition of Medical Errors
- Root Cause Analysis
- Informed Consent
- Mandatory Abuse Reporting
- Duty to Protect
- Responding to Suicidal Risk
- Failure to Detect Medical Conditions
This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. CE4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2015-8/8/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.