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Preventing Medical Errors in Audiology

Course: #35095Level: Introductory 2 Hours

Medical errors are a continuing concern for healthcare providers, including audiologists. This presentation will identify common clinical errors in audiology practices and review steps to minimize adverse outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the highest probable origins of adverse audiology outcomes.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss common audiology errors and steps to minimize them in an audiology practice.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the benefits of a root cause analysis and risk management program.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Overview of Medical Errors
20-100 Minutes Audiology errors in infection control, medical records, cerumen removal, audiology testing, hearing aid dispensing, earmold impressions
100-115 Minutes Root cause analysis and risk management
115-120 Minutes Summary & Conclusion
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by AudiologyOnline, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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