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FEB 21 – Check on Patient Safety: How Checklists Reduce Medical Errors (1 CME)

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
7:00 PM – 8:00 pm EST
WEBINAR

Checklists have proven to be an effective risk management tool for reducing errors in surgical and hospital settings. (AHRQ, June 2017). Checklists can also be an effective tool in any setting vulnerable to recurring errors. Consider the use of checklists in primary care, by radiologists, cardiologists, dentists and for office based surgeries/procedures performed by dermatologists, ophthalmologists, and dentists. For all practical purposes, checklists can be effective in any medical practice. This educational webinar will review NORCAL group claims where use of a checklist might have prevented patient harm from occurring. Additionally, this will discuss how to create and implement checklists so your staff will actually use them.

Learning Objectives:

This educational webinar will support your ability to:

  • Develop checklists for multi-step processes where recurring errors have been identified.
  • Implement the use of checklists by you and your staff.
  • Establish policies and procedures for standard use of checklists toward mitigating your medical professional liability risk and enhancing patient safety.

CME Information:

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company is a member of the NORCAL Group. The NORCAL Group of companies includes NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company, Medicus Insurance Company, FD Insurance Company, NORCAL Specialty Insurance Company and Preferred Physicians Medical RRG.

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The faculty member— Kelly Rinehart, RN (Senior Risk Management Specialist, NORCAL)—has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. The planners for the activity—Ginger Kelley (Regional Manager, Risk Management, NORCAL) and Shirley Armenta (CME Program Lead, NORCAL) — have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2940075789125415683

 

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