NW/SW - Patient Safety Officer Basics Course - Patient Safety in Pennsylvania: 10 Things Every Patient Safety Officer Needs to Know
October 18, 2019 - 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Rick Kundravi, BS, CPPS, Patient Safety Liaison, Patient Safety Authority and Robert Yonash, RN, CPPS, Senior Patient Safety Liaison, Patient Safety Authority
This course will discuss the historical context of the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act (Act 13 of 2002), define the key elements of MCARE, and recognize when an event is reportable to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System (PA-PSRS).
4.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this course. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.