April 6, 2021 - 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
This course is ideal for the new Patient Safety Officer
(PSO) and anyone who wants to brush up on the basic principles of event
reporting in Pennsylvania. The education program will be offered in four
one-hour modules that will discuss the historical context of the Medical Care
Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act (Act 13), define the key
elements of MCARE, explain the role and responsibility of the PSO, discuss the
Final Guidance for Reporting Requirements and apply reporting guidelines to
Please note that this course is a repeat of the educational
program that was offered on January 21, 2021 and is being offered as single
one-hour sessions for those patient safety professionals who are unable to
attend a 4-hour course or who registered to attend January 21, 2021 but were
unable to attend all the modules on that date.
1.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for
completion of this module. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania