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This engaging activity aims to improve the practicing physicians' and other health care providers' knowledge about the types of medical errors that can occur and different methods of mitigating and/or preventing these events from occurring by utilizing The Joint Commission guidelines and standards pertaining to the National Patient Safety Goals. The activity is an interactive program that permits the participant to work on medical events by investigating and analyzing root causes and/or contributing factors to comprehend how medical errors can occur. These are the skills that can be utilized on a daily basis by health care providers to ensure safe patient care.
Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Department of Quality and Clinical Effectiveness at Stanford Health Care.
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Credit Designation Statement: The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Commercial Support Acknowledgement: Stanford University School of Medicine has received and has used undesignated program funding from Pfizer, Inc. to facilitate the development of innovative CME activities designed to enhance physician competence and performance and to implement advanced technology. A portion of this funding supports this activity.
Disclosure Statement: The following planners and author have indicated that that they have no relationships with industry to disclose relative to the content of this activity:
Joseph Hopkins, MD, MMM
Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health Associate Chief Medical Officer
Stanford Health Care Course Director
Steven Chinn, DPM, MS, MBA
Administrative Director, Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs Interim Patient Safety Officer
Stanford Health Care
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Primary Care and Population Health Department of Medicine
Stanford School of Medicine Co-Course Director
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