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This course covers common medical errors within dentistry, how to apply strategies for prevention of those errors, how Root Cause Analysis identifies flawed processes and the systems available used to prevent recurrences of those errors. --- This course will report to CE Broker within 24 hours and can be taken at your own pace, on any device. It is full accredited through the Florida Board of Dentistry and will count toward your license renewal.
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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Preventing Medical Errors in Dentistry
    • Learning Objectives
  • 2
    Chapter 1
    • Frequency of Medical Errors
    • Defining Medical Errors
    • What Should Be Reported?
  • 3
    Chapter 2
    • Common Types of Medical Errors
    • Errors of Outcome and Process
  • 4
    Chapter 3
    • Common Dental Office Errors
    • Errors Prescribing and Administering Medications
    • How to Prevent Medication Errors
    • Failure to Obtain Informed Consent
    • How to Prevent Informed Consent Errors
    • Failure to Maintain Appropriate Patient Records
    • How to Prevent Patient Record Errors
    • Failure to Properly Diagnose and Refer
    • How to Prevent Diagnosis and Referral Errors
  • 5
    Chapter 4
    • Analyzing and Preventing Medical Errors
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • VA Recommendations For Performing RCAs
  • 6
    • Conclusion
  • 7
    • References
    • Reference 2
  • 8
    • Medical Errors - Test
    • Course Evaluation

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