Promoting Best Practice and Safety Through Preprinted Physician Orders

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

 

CEU Course Description

This CEU course explores the potential of preprinted physician orders to improve interdisciplinary integration in care, promote accurate communication, and reduce variation by combining pertinent reminders, safety alerts, and “best practice” into a just-in-time process.

Article Author:  George Ehringer, M.D. and Barbara Duffy, R.N., LHRM, MPH
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss major barriers to immediate and widespread CPOE adoption throughout the health care industry.

2.  Explain how the risk of dosing errors can be reduced.

3.  Investigate the advantages of well designed, preprinted orders.

4.  Examine which medications ALL CAPS should be used for when writing out, as there have been several publicized errors involving accidental switching.

5.  Identify what is never allowed with medication orders.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

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Added On: 2016-08-28

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