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Prevention of Medical Errors for Florida Healthcare Professionals

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  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. Which is a correct statement about the scope of the problem of medical errors?

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2. An adverse event is defined as:

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3. The National Quality Forum’s list of extremely rare “serious reportable events” (SREs) are also referred to as:

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4. The most common cause of medical errors is:

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5. Which is a correct statement about a surgical safety checklist?

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6. Most medication errors occur when drugs are being:

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7. Which is a correct statement regarding the prevention of medication errors?

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8. Recommendations to reduce the incidence of line and tubing misconnections include:

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9. Which is a correct action for avoiding central line–associated bloodstream infections?

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10. Which is an example of an intrinsic risk factor for falls?

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11. In addition to universal fall precautions, which intervention is recommended for a hospitalized therapy patient with a fall risk related to impaired gait?

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12. A practice that promotes a culture of safety is:

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13. The purpose for a root cause analysis of an error is to:

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14. According to Florida law, reporting of sentinel events is:

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15. Florida statutes require Code 15 reports to be submitted within what time period after an incident’s occurrence?


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