This course looks at practice errors in occupational therapy and how to prevent them. It reviews root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, patient safety, and contraindications and indications specific to occupational therapy management, including medication and side effects.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the purpose of root cause analysis and how it can prevent errors in occupational therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the potential for the occurrence of medical errors in occupational therapy practice and how to avoid them in the work environment to promote patient safety.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize patient/client safety protocols to implement within the occupational therapy environment and interdisciplinary team, through processes that prevent errors.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the factors that give rise to medical errors in occupational therapy practice and analyze the presence and impact of these factors in their work environment, including medications and their side effects.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction - Introduction, Introduction to Errors and what causes them, Example of COVID-19 related errors|
|5-10 Minutes||Intro to OT and risk analysis. What causes medical errors? Communication, parents, and adverse events in children|
|10-20 Minutes||Main categories; Background on Medical Errors|
|20-30 Minutes||Costs, Locations, and Problems with Medical Errors; IOM Report Recommendations|
|30-35 Minutes||Definitions; Errors; Adverse Events|
|35-50 Minutes||Older Adults and Medication Errors- Beers List; High-Risk Meds; Medication Errors in Children|
|50-60 Minutes||Classic Adverse Events; Medicare and Medicaid Do-Not-Pay Lists|
|60-75 Minutes||Preventing Medical Errors, Adverse Events, and Sentinel/Never Events in OT; Error Reduction; Coping Strategies|
|75-85 Minutes||Worksite Responses; Studies of Perceptions of New Grads; Caregivers' Role|
|85-105 Minutes||Root Cause Analysis: Definitions, How To, Tools, and Corrective Action|
|105-115 Minutes||OT's Legal and Ethical Reporting Requirements; Medical Management and Maintenance -OT Role|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
No more reviews to load.
JD OT/L, FAOTA
Barbara L. Kornblau, JD, OTR/L, FAOTA, DASPE, CCM, CDMS, CPE is an attorney, an occupational therapist, a certified case manager, a certified disability management specialist, and a person with a disability. She is a Professor, (working remotely) and Program Director of Idaho State University’s Occupational Therapy Program and a consultant to the United Spinal Association’s Pathways to Employment Program
Dr. Kornblau is a former Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate, where she worked on disability issues. She is a Past President of the American Occupational Therapy Association and a past chair of the AOTA Commission on Standards and Ethics. She is the current Advocacy and Policy Coordinator of AOTA’s Rehabilitation and Disability Special Interest Section. As an attorney, she litigated cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, involving discrimination in employment, state and local government services, and health care services. Dr. Kornblau has presented nationally and internationally and is widely published.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
Course participation information
To ensure you are ready to participate, please complete our short Test Drive to prepare your computer to view the course.
Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.
On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the exam and course evaluation, and earn continuing education credit, you must be a OccupationalTherapy.com member. Participants must complete the entire course; partial credit is not allowed.
OccupationalTherapy.com is committed to ensuring accessibility to the widest possible audience. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone. If you have questions, requests, or would like to report an accessibility-related issue, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner.
Visit our Contact us page or give us a call if you have questions.