HCAF: Prevention of Medical Errors for PT, OT, ST (2 CEUs)

1 module


Course Length
120 mins

John Ryan



This course explores methods and approaches to prevent medical errors in the home care setting. This course meets Florida's 2 hour continuing education requirement for OTs, PTs and STs.

Course Author: John S. Ryan


  1. Define the term “medical error.”
  2. Discuss the prevalence of medical errors.
  3. List the reasons for medical errors.
  4. Identify the various types of medical errors.
  5. Discuss what a “culture of safety” is.
  6. Differentiate between Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
  7. List actions the nurse can take to prevent the following medical errors.
  8. Identify special populations vulnerable to medical errors.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate HCAF Course Certificate

Learning Credits

Prevention of Medical Errors - OT, ST, PT
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great course
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Information very basic. No modification of content for rehab. Would not recommend.
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