Goal and Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the benefits of adhering to standards of infection control.
  • Define engineering controls and work practice controls and identify a hierarchy of exposure prevention strategies.
  • List specific occupational health strategies in preventing HIV, hepatitis B virus, and TB in healthcare providers and identify resources for evaluation of healthcare workers infected with these conditions.
  • Recognize the role of occupational health strategies in protecting healthcare providers and patients and recognize the importance of the correct application of reprocessing methods.
  • Identify a professional’s responsibility for maintaining a safe patient care environment and recognize nonspecific disease findings that prompt evaluation by healthcare providers.
  • Examine sources and types of medication errors.
  • List the advantages of root cause analysis.
  • Define sentinel event, root cause analysis, failure mode, effects, and criticality analysis.
  • Explain the interdisciplinary nature of medication errors.
  • Describe the impact of medication errors on healthcare professionals.

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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