Medical Errors for the Wise Clinician

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This course will look at errors made in the medical field, with special sections for Nutritionists, Dietitians, Midwives and Physical Therapists, including videos, personal stories, fact sheets, and lists of do’s and don’ts.

The statistics are absolutely staggering. The number of people killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars pales in comparison to the number of people killed by preventable medical errors in this country every year. Don’t let a single one of your patients become a statistic. Boards governing healthcare providers throughout the nation deserve credit in bringing this shocking information out of the shadows by requiring healthcare providers to be educated, aware and prepared.

The information in this course will put you in a position to save lives.

Course Description

This course will look at errors made in the medical field, with special sections for Nutritionists, Dietitians, Midwives and Physical Therapists, including videos, personal stories, fact sheets, and lists of do’s and don’ts.

The statistics are absolutely staggering. The number of people killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars pales in comparison to the number of people killed by preventable medical errors in this country every year. Don’t let a single one of your patients become a statistic. Boards governing healthcare providers throughout the nation deserve credit in bringing this shocking information out of the shadows by requiring healthcare providers to be educated, aware and prepared.

The information in this course will put you in a position to save lives.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Have an overview of the financial, statistical, and emotional impact of medical errors on the healthcare system
  • Be familiar with root cause analysis, sentinel events, and near misses
  • Identify errors which can increase the risk of misdiagnosis
  • Identify errors which can increase the risk of client suicide.
  • Understand how medical errors can produce unintended and iatrogenic effects in mental health clients.
  • Identity at least 10 ways to improve clients safety and enhance public confidence in the profession.
  • Have the option to learn about medical errors specific to professions which include physical therapy, midwifery, dietetics and nutrition counseling

Student Reviews

“Real world relevant examples to Psychotherapy which are usually non-existent in other medical errors courses. ”


~ Tonya Quillen, Hillsborough County, FL


“My favorite part was the lawyer/judge perspective AND that you broke down the legalese. Also, your invitation to call you if I had questions.”


~ Cynthia Geltz, FL


“This was one of the most informative courses on Medical Errors I have taken over many years. Your perspectives were right on the mark! Thank you!”


~ Sandra Conway, FL


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