Just how wrong are you?/diagnostic errors - Hospital Peer Review - March 1, 2015

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Release date: March 2015

Valid through: March 2017

Target Audience

This activity is intended for hospital-based quality professionals.

Subjects

  • Just how wrong are you? Why you should know more about diagnostic errors
  • It is time to start walking the talk of transparency, experts say
  • 10 tech issues to consider, according to ECRI
  • Why are your surgical patients coming back?
  • Breaking bad habits, forming good ones
  • Study relates slowing cost boost to quality site

Objectives

  • Identify a particular clinical, legal, or educational issue related to quality improvement and performance outcomes
  • Describe how the clinical, legal, or educational issues related to quality improvement and performance outcomes affect nurses, health care workers, hospitals, or the health care industry in general
  • Cite solutions to the problems associated with quality improvement and performance outcomes based on guidelines from relevant authorities and/or independent recommendations from clinicians at individual institutions

Credit Available

Nurses

  • 1.25 ANCC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Nurses

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty Listing

Authors

Lisa Hubbell

Editors

AHC Media executive editor:  Russ Underwood

Associate Managing editor: Jill Drachenberg

Financial Disclosure

Editor Lisa Hubbell, Executive Editor Russ Underwood, Associate Managing Editor Jill Drachenberg, and Nurse Planner Nancy Schanz report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Consulting Editor Patrice Spath discloses she is principal of Brown-Spath & Associates.

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