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Preventing Medical Errors - Update

Course: #22721 Level: Intermediate2 Hours 15 Reviews

In today’s healthcare environment, the complexities of diagnosing and treating medical problems are greater and the cost of providing healthcare continues to rise, as does the risk and liability associated with delivery of care. In the effort to reduce adverse audiology outcomes, this course will discuss common audiology errors, mitigation strategies, and tips for improving patient safety.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to identify the most common audiology errors
  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to discuss strategies for minimizing audiology errors in a clinical practice
  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to explain how to implement processes into the clinical environment that will result in improve patient safety


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Definitions and Overview
15-20 Minutes Infection Control
20-30 Minutes Medical Records
30-35 Minutes Cerumen Removal
35-45 Minutes Audiometry
45-55 Minutes Earmold Impressions
55-65 Minutes Hearing Aids
65-75 Minutes ABR
75-90 Minutes Vestibular
90-95 Minutes Tinnitus
95-110 Minutes Summary
110-115 Minutes How to handle incidents
115-120 Minutes Questions and Answers


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

Course participation information

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Review Technical Requirements

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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

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