Medical Errors - Enduring Material

NOTE: At this time, this course is only open to Mayo Clinic Employees.  

This course satisfies the Florida Board of Medicines requirement for 2 credits in Medical Errors for each biennial renewal.  As stated by the Florida Board of Medicine, this course relates to the prevention of medical errors which includes: a study of root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety. The course includes information relating to the five most misdiagnosed conditions during the previous biennium, as determined by the Board. While wrong site/wrong procedure surgery continues to be the most common basis for quality of care violations, the following areas have been determined as the five most misdiagnosed conditions: cancer related issues; neurological related issues; cardiac related issues; timely responding to complications during surgery and post-operatively; urological related issues.

The access code for this course can be found on the MSCPD Florida Required Education page

*Access code is case sensitive*

Issue Date: January 05, 2016
Revision Date: Not Applicable
Expiration Date: December 31, 2019

Target Audience

Physicians seeking to renew their Florida Medical license.  

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course learners will:

  • Identify the five most misdiagnosed conditions during the previous biennium, as determined by the Florida Board of Medicine
  • Define the root cause analysis process
  • Identify the event reporting process at Mayo Clinic Florida
  • Explain patient safety initiatives at Mayo Clinic Florida                     
  • Provide an overview of current reporting requirements
  • Discuss the impact of outcome metrics on reimbursement
  • Review frequent preventable documentation errors
  • Define the role of the Mortality Review Committee at Mayo Clinic Hospital
  • Explain the role that documentation plays in the “Inpatient Mortality Index”
  • Explain how early discussions about palliative care can influence hospital mortality, the utilization of healthcare resources, and patient quality of life at the end of life
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 AOA
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/01/2016
Course expires: 
01/31/2019

Timothy Davlantes, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Kristine Thompson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Dawn Francis, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic

Disclosures

As a provider accredited by ACCME, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Mayo School of CPD) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course Director(s), Planning Committee Members, Faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity.  Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments that are described within this book. Disclosures of these relevant financial relationships are published so that participants may formulate their own judgments regarding the material.  

Listed below are the individuals with control of the content of this program...

No relevant financial relationship(s) with industry:

Timothy Davlantes, M.D.
Kristine Thompson, M.D.
Dawn Francis, M.D.

 

This course satisfies the Florida Board of Medicines requirement for 2 credits in Medical Errors for each biennial renewal.  As stated by the Florida Board of Medicine, this course relates to the prevention of medical errors which includes: a study of root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety. The course includes information relating to the five most misdiagnosed conditions during the previous biennium, as determined by the Board. While wrong site/wrong procedure surgery continues to be the most common basis for quality of care violations, the following areas have been determined as the five most misdiagnosed conditions: cancer related issues; neurological related issues; cardiac related issues; timely responding to complications during surgery and post-operatively; urological related issues.

The access code for this course can be found on the MSCPD Florida Required Education page

*Access code is case sensitive*

Issue Date: January 05, 2016
Revision Date: Not Applicable
Expiration Date: December 31, 2019

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 AOA
  • 2.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2016
Course expires: 
01/31/2019
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