Preventing Medical Errors in Nutrition & Dietetics – New Video CE Course

By Catherine Christie, PhD; Susan Mitchell, PhD

We now offer a new way for Florida-licensed dietitians and nutritionists to meet the medical errors renewal requirement – VIDEO! Imagine attending a live seminar at a time, location and dress code that works best for you. That is exactly what this video CE course allows you to do!

Preventing Medical Errors in Nutrition & DieteticsPreventing Medical Errors in Nutrition & Dietetics is a new video-based CE course presented by Dr. Susan Mitchell and Dr. Cathy Christie, filmed during the 2014 FAND Annual Symposium. It addresses the impact of medical errors on today’s healthcare with a focus on root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety in the practice of nutrition and dietetics. Real life stories, national healthcare safety trends, reporting of sentinel events, complying with HIPAA privacy and security rules, telehealth practices, and caring communication techniques are addressed. Printable hand-outs, a glossary and online resources are provided. This course satisfies the requirements of the Florida State Legislature mandating a 2-hour medical errors course for health professionals. This course satisfies the Florida requirement that all licensed dietitians and nutritionists complete a 2-hour course on medical errors during each license renewal period. Course #20-86 | 2014 | 112 minute video | 15 posttest questions

This online video course provides instant access to the course video, course handout and CE test. The course is available 24/7 from any computer, tablet or smart phone, providing the easiest way yet to earn CE. Successful completion of the online CE test (80% required to pass, 3 chances to take) and course evaluation are required to earn a certificate of completion. You can print the test (download test from My Courses tab of your account) and mark your answers on it while viewing the video. Then submit online when ready to receive credit.

Professional Development Resources is a CPE Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR #PR001). CPE accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of provider programs or materials. Professional Development Resources is also a provider with the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (#50-1635).