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Preventing Medical Errors

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Date/Time :
Wednesday, 10/02/19 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Credit Hours:

License Renewal Course


The purpose of this course is to provide health care professionals with an overview of the problem of medical errors, factors contributing to the occurrence of these errors, and steps that can be taken by institutions and individual care providers to reduce medical errors in key care settings.

License Renewal Course. As required by Florida Legislature, Section 456.013(7), this two-hour course includes root-cause analysis, error reduction, and the prevention of medical errors.


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  



Dr. David Shapiro is a Professor of Psychology at the College of Psychology, NSU. since 2000.  He is actively involved in teaching, training, and supervision, and has published extensively on the intersection of professional ethics, law, and mental health.  One of his recent areas of interest has been the way in which health care professionals can be made aware of the most frequent medical errors they may face in their work; these consist not so much of errors due to treatment, but rather systemic errors that impact on good clinical practice.


  • Recognize common performance and diagnostic errors
  • Describe the elements of a root cause analysis
  • Identify risk management measures designed to prevent dental errors and increase patient's safety

Room Map

3200 South University Drive, Fort Lauderdale Florida 33328

Health Professions Building Room 2107 1st Floor
  • Using the HPD Parking garage to start, walk down the hallway through the double glass doors. Keep going straight passing Juice Blends Cafe till you reach the glass doors on the oppose end of the building. Make a left where room 2107 will be located a few doors down. Directional signs will be placed inside and outside the location.





Dental License Renewal Course

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