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Free From Harm- Why Patient Safety is Everyone’s Business
Presenter: Muhammad Jaffar, MD
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on Free From Harm- Why Patient Safety is Everyone’s Business.

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about Free From Harm- Why Patient Safety is Everyone’s Business and how it pertains to their respective profession.

 
Release and Expiration Dates
7/25/2017 - 7/25/2020

Objectives

1. Define error and its specific application to healthcare.
2. Differentiate between human and system perspective in the analysis of error.
3. List the most common cognitive errors in day to day patient care and describe physician errors patterns including diagnosis momentum.

 

References:

·    1. “How Doctors Think” – Jerome Groopman, 2007

2. To Err is Human: Building A Safer Health System, Institute of Medicine, 1999
3. Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century, IOM, 2001
4. Leadership Guide to Patient Safety, Institute of Healthcare Improvement. 2006
5. Office of the Inspector General. Adverse Events in Hospitals: National Incidence among Medicare Beneficiaries. US Department of Health and Human Services; 2010.
6. Institute of Medicine. To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Corrigan J, Donaldson MS, Kohn LT, eds. National Academy Press; 1999.
7. Kaplan DM. Perspective: Whither the Problem List? Organ-Based Documentation and Deficient Synthesis by Medical Trainees. Acad Med. 2010; 85:1578-1582.
8. Landrigan CP, Parry G, Bones CB, Hackbarth AD, Goldmann DA, Sharek PJ. Temporal Trends in Rates of Patient Harm Due to Medical Care. New Engl J Med. 2010; 363:2124-2134

Biographical Info

Muhammad Jaffar,MD is a Professor in the UAMS College of Anesthesiology. He has been in practice for over 20 years. Dr. Jaffar also specializes in Critical Care Medicine. He currently practices at University of Arkansas Medical Center and is affiliated with the VA. Dr. Jaffar is board certified in Anesthesiology and Critical Care.

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Planners: 
Kim Miller  
Susan Smith Dodson
Mark Jansen

Speaker:
Muhammad Jaffar, MD

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES


Instructions to obtain credit:

1.       Launch the activity 
2.       View the entire activity online 
3.       Complete the post-test 
           (must pass the post-test with a score of 80% to receive credit)
           You may retake the post-test if you do not receive a passing score.
4.       Complete Evaluation 
Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).


ANCC Accreditation Statement:
The Office of Continuing Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

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UAMS Office of Continuing Education
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Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-661-7962 Fax: 501-661-7968


ACCME Accreditation Statement: 
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UAMS Office of Continuing Education 
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Little Rock, AR 72205 
Phone: 501-661-7962 Fax: 501-661-7968

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Designation Statement 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Science Office of Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
35 Registered Users
Credits
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH, 1 CECH> University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences> National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.