Medical Error Prevention: Risk Management for Florida: 2 CEs
Medical Error Prevention: Risk Management | Florida
Credit hours/CE: 2
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor
- List nine safety goals for dental practice.
- List proximal factors contributing to medical errors.
- Know the responsibilities of dentists or dental healthcare staff when an adverse event or error occurs.
Medical errors leading to adverse events can occur in dentistry. Dental healthcare professionals have a responsibility to be aware of the risks of medical errors, to be proactive with strategies that prevent or minimize medical errors, to ensure the absolute safety of dental patients and minimize malpractice liability. This course reviews the most common medical errors likely to occur in the practice of dentistry and how to prevent those errors.