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Preventable Adverse Events

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 4.5 hours
Rated 4.7 out of 5.0 based on 3945 reviews

Course Summary

This course will discuss the definitions of patient safety in detail and the classification of various types of medication and diagnostic errors, which are both preventable and not. There will be an emphasis on the different recommendations and methods on how to improve the major problems in healthcare.

Course Format


Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction
  2. Patient Safety Definitions
  3. Programs To Prevent Medical Errors
  4. Preventable Adverse Event and Adverse Event
  5. Discontinuities In Care
  6. Major And Common Hospital Adverse Events
  7. Institute Of Medicine And AHRQ Reports On Patient Safety
  8. Common Types Of Post Discharge Adverse Events
  9. Diagnostic Errors Or Misdiagnoses
  10. Clinical Scenarios: Inpatient Or Post-Discharge Adverse Events
  11. Recommendations For Improvement
  12. Improved Screening Measures To Identify Patients With Adverse Events
  13. A Preventive Model To Avoid Adverse Events
  14. Summary


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