Person-Centered Approaches to Preventing Medical Errors

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This course is based on two chapters from the text book Person-Focused Health Care Management: A Foundational Guide for Health Care Managers, by Donald L. Zimmerman.  In these chapters, the author reviews the statistics related to injuries and deaths resulting from medical error, details best practices using UI's Seven Pillars approach to prevent medical errors, and provides the framework to visualize the human factor reengineering designed to avoid medical errors, and much more.   The case studies provided at the end of the chapters will help the reader better conceptualize and apply the person-focused care practices to minimize medical errors.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses.

All medical errors courses must be approved by the Florida Board of Psychology. Athealth.com DOES NOT currently offer a medical errors course for Florida Psychologists.

Format: Asynchronous, reading-based distance learning. Non-interactive.

Content category: General

This course is designed for intermediate level mental health professionals.

There are no known conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • The Seven Pillars Approach
  • Avoiding Diagnostic Fixation Errors
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

Donald L. Zimmerman, PhD, is a professor and program director of health care management at the University of New Orleans. Previously, he was collegiate professor and director of the Health Care Administration Program at the University of Maryland University College and executive director of the Center for Healthcare Management Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has also served as a visiting associate professor at the Sloan Program in Health Administration, Cornell University.

Before turning to full-time academic work in 1998, Dr. Zimmerman was actively engaged in national and state health policy developments as senior research sociologist at Research Triangle Institute International, senior policy analyst at the National Health Policy Forum at The George Washington University, and executive director of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. Over his career, he has also provided advisory services to the U.S. Congress, federal and state government agencies, national associations, health care providers, and major health care consulting firms.

Dr. Zimmerman is a frequent speaker and has authored over 100 health care management and policy articles, technical reports, and professional presentations. He currently serves as vice chair of the Board of Directors of the International Commission for Dalit Rights and continues to work with senior clinical and policy leaders on a range of health care and related issues.

He earned his BA with distinction from the University of Washington and his MA and PhD in sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the best practices reflected in the Seven Pillars Approach
  • Construct a managerial approach to implementing a disclosure program
  • Explain how human factors cause medical errors
  • Create a curriculum for human factors engineering designed to avoid medical errors that includes input from patients and their families

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