Pharmacy: Protecting Patient Safety: Preventing Medical Errors, 2nd Edition (Pharm)
10.00
Online
Elective
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Learning  Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Discuss medical errors, the impact of errors on patient safety, the components of medical errors, and the significance of a safety culture.
  • Recognize contributing causes of medical errors, common types of errors, and strategies to reduce errors and improve the outcomes of patients.
  • Differentiate between methods for identifying, analyzing, and reporting medical errors.
  • Identify high-risk populations with increased vulnerability for medical errors.
  • Discuss patient safety initiatives and the benefits of patient safety education for the public and for healthcare professionals.

About the Author:
Joy Parchment, PhD, RN, NE-BC, is an executive nurse leader who is passionate about mentoring new nurse leaders. Dr. Parchment earned a Master of Science degree in nursing from Anna Maria College and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in nursing from the University of Central Florida, is board-certified as a nurse executive from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and holds a patient safety executive development program certificate from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She is a member of several professional nursing organizations and international associations and is the current president of the Central Florida Organization of Nurse Executives. Her research interests include nursing workforce trends, workplace bullying, and the work environment of nurse leaders. She is a national conference presenter and is the recipient of several small research grants for her work in the field of workplace bullying. Using her expertise drawn from nursing administration, academia, and ambulatory care, Dr. Parchment guides interprofessional teams to successfully implement quality and safety improvement initiatives.
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Protecting Patient Safety: Preventing Medical Errors, 2nd Edition (Pharm)

10.00
Learning  Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Discuss medical errors, the impact of errors on patient safety, the components of medical errors, and the significance of a safety culture.
  • Recognize contributing causes of medical errors, common types of errors, and strategies to reduce errors and improve the outcomes of patients.
  • Differentiate between methods for identifying, analyzing, and reporting medical errors.
  • Identify high-risk populations with increased vulnerability for medical errors.
  • Discuss patient safety initiatives and the benefits of patient safety education for the public and for healthcare professionals.

About the Author:
Joy Parchment, PhD, RN, NE-BC, is an executive nurse leader who is passionate about mentoring new nurse leaders. Dr. Parchment earned a Master of Science degree in nursing from Anna Maria College and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in nursing from the University of Central Florida, is board-certified as a nurse executive from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and holds a patient safety executive development program certificate from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She is a member of several professional nursing organizations and international associations and is the current president of the Central Florida Organization of Nurse Executives. Her research interests include nursing workforce trends, workplace bullying, and the work environment of nurse leaders. She is a national conference presenter and is the recipient of several small research grants for her work in the field of workplace bullying. Using her expertise drawn from nursing administration, academia, and ambulatory care, Dr. Parchment guides interprofessional teams to successfully implement quality and safety improvement initiatives.