nurse and patient

Medical errors cause between 44,000 and 98,000 deaths annually in the United States. Medical errors must be recognized, reported and then prevented.

Upon completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Summarize the types of medical errors.
  • Define medical error.
  • List medical error risk factors and the consequences.
  • Define populations of special vulnerability.
  • Incentives for error reduction.
  • Strategies for error reduction.
  • Identify responsibilities for reporting medical errors.

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