Live, In-Person CME/CE Program for Physicians, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals
The objective of this program is to familiarize health care professionals with performance improvement techniques, and processes that will have a positive impact on improving medication safety and significantly reducing medical errors. These improvements and easy-to-implement strategies are introduced by nationally renowned physician / speaker Arnold Mackles. Dr. Mackles has addressed medical audiences throughout the United States and his message is timely, effective, and his presentation style engaging and motivating. His programs are supported by highly credible references from well-respected CME and health care professionals.
11 Strategies to Reduce Medication Errors covers healthcare scenarios that have particularly high rates of medication errors and provides physicians and health care professionals with specific strategies to measurably improve patient safety and avoid common mistakes. Topics include:
- The Prevalence and Impact of Medication Errors
- Improving the Medication Delivery System
- Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alerts Concerning Medications
- Specific Strategies for Medication Error Reduction and Prevention
- Efficacy of Computer Provider Order Entry / Bar Code Medication Administration Systems
Dr. Mackles addressed a group of 45-50 attendees on his program, Doctor, Tie Your Shoes Before You Trip – The Prevention of Medical Errors. The responses from the evaluations were outstanding. The presentation was video fed live to our sister hospital and we videotaped the program and plan to use it for in-house training purposes over the next 6 months. We were very pleased with Dr. Mackles’ presentation and believe it was valuable for all who attended.