Review of Medical Errors for the Speech-Language Pathologist– Define the terms “medical errors” and “patient safety.” List the 2012 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals. Recognize medical errors that occur in the following healthcare settings: home care, ambulatory, behavioral health care, hospital, critical care units, and rehabilitation/long-term care facilities. Summarize the speech-language pathologist’s (SLPs) role and responsibility to identify and report medical errors. Summarize the tools and protocols available to SLPs to reduce and prevent medical errors.
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