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NOTE: This course provides less than 1 hour of continuing education credit and will not be accepted in states that require CE courses to provide a minimum of 1 hour of continuing education in a single learning session (e.g., Florida). For information on current CE requirements in your state, consult your state's licensure board for nurses.


To complete this course, you must do the following:

  • Read the Overall and Course Objectives.
  • Study the Terminology.
  • Study the Content.
  • Complete the Learning Activity.
  • Complete the Post Test with a passing score of 80% or more.

    The material is organized around the following categories:

  • Course Overview
  • Terminology
  • Introduction
  • General Recommendations for System-wide Change
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Conclusion

    Preventing Medication Errors Part 1: General Recommendations for System-wide Change is the first of three programs on preventing medication errors. This program reviews general recommendations for large-scale, system-wide changes that can be made to prevent medication errors.

    After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Explain the various aspects of the "systems approach to error prevention," including reporting systems, standardized safety procedures and safety training.
  • Describe the importance of applying lessons learned from sentinel events.
  • Identify the key attributes of building a new culture of safety to prevent medication errors.

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    Preventing Medication Errors Part 1: General Recommendations for System-wide Change Online course
    • Course ID:
      245013
    • Duration:
      n/a
    • Price:
      $50