Navigation

Patient Safety and Medical Error Prevention for Those with Limited English Proficiency

$45.00 [5.00 CPEUs]

Course Number: #010-682

ceus automatically report to CE Broker In order to take this course, follow the steps below:
  1. Click Here to print the Course Worksheet
  2. Click Here to read the Course Material
  3. Click Here to take the Exam
You don't need to pay for an exam until AFTER you pass it. If you have any questions or need more information, please click here.

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #137875 approved for 5 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

This course focuses on how hospital staff can better identify, report, monitor, and prevent medical errors in patients with limited English proficiency.  In addition, a training module that teaches a set of team behaviors and structured communication tools designed to reduce medical errors for LEP patients is included.

 

Article Author:  Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH, et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.


CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss liability exposures when providing care to LEP populations.

2.  Enumerate the quality and cost driven reasons for support of work in patient safety for LEP patients.

3.  Explain an immediate strategy that can be implemented to prevent medical errors among LEP patients.

4.  Investigate the key recommendations to address high-risk scenarios and how each recommendation would prevent dangerous conditions.

5.  Examine what the Joint Commission standards require hospitals to do for LEP patients.

6.  Scrutinize what has been identified as causes of errors, or potential errors, for LEP and culturally diverse patients.

7.  Define the most important key condition for the predicted effectiveness of patient safety reporting systems.

8.  Elucidate dangers associated with using non-qualified interpreters, including family members, friends, or untrained staff and how this puts the patients and the care facility at risk.

9.  Identify what are considered high-risk clinical situations that need immediate attention to prevent adverse events among LEP patients.

10.  Describe the roles of the interpreter and at which steps the interpreter should be involved in the care process of LEP patients.


CPE Level: I

Learning Codes: 5390, 5410

Performance Indicators (RDN): 1.2.1 , 2.1.9 , 5.1.1 , 5.4.2

Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED CPEUs for only $75/year?
Click Here to learn more.

Board Approval Status

Dietitians

State Board Approval
Alabama YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Alaska YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Arizona YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Arkansas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
California YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Colorado YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Connecticut YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Delaware YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
District of Columbia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Florida YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Accepts Florida Council Of Dietetics And Nutrition (CE Provider #50-20375)
Georgia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Hawaii YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Idaho YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Illinois YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Indiana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Iowa YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Kansas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Kentucky YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Louisiana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Maine YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Maryland YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Massachusetts YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Michigan YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Minnesota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Mississippi YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Missouri YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Montana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Nebraska YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Nevada YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Hampshire YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Jersey YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Mexico YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New York YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
North Carolina YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
North Dakota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Ohio YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Oklahoma YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Oregon YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Pennsylvania YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Rhode Island YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
South Carolina YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
South Dakota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Tennessee YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Texas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Utah YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Vermont YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Virginia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Washington YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
West Virginia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Wisconsin YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Wyoming YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)

Nutritionists

State Board Approval
Alabama YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Alaska YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Arizona YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Arkansas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
California YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Colorado YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Connecticut YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Delaware YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
District of Columbia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Florida YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Accepts Florida Council Of Dietetics And Nutrition (CE Provider #50-20375)
Georgia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Hawaii YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Idaho YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Illinois YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Indiana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Iowa YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Kansas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Kentucky YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Louisiana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Maine YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Maryland YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Massachusetts YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Michigan YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Minnesota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Mississippi YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Missouri YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Montana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Nebraska YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Nevada YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Hampshire YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Jersey YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Mexico YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New York YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
North Carolina YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
North Dakota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Ohio YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Oklahoma YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Oregon YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Pennsylvania YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Rhode Island YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
South Carolina YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
South Dakota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Tennessee YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Texas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Utah YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Vermont YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Virginia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Washington YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
West Virginia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Wisconsin YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Wyoming YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)

The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.

« Back to Course List