Smith Seminars Online Medical Errors Test


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If for some reason you do not pass the test with 70% correct you will be notified by email to retake the test. Your order number will stay valid until you pass the test.

 

 Part 1 - Your Information

 

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 Part 2 - The Test

 

1) Human error in medicine:

A) Can cause adverse events

B) Are problems of psychology and engineering

C) A & B

D) None of the above

2) An accident is:

A) An adverse outcome after an error

B) An unplanned, expected, and undesired event

C) A & B

D) None of the above

3) Input Error or Misperception:

A) The input data are incorrectly perceived

B) An incorrect intention is formed based on that misperception

C) The wrong action is performed predicated on the incorrect intention

D) All the above

4) Error of omission is an error characterized by:

A) The leaving out of an appropriate step in a process

B) An inappropriate object, action, place, or time instead of the appropriate object, action, place, or time

C) The adding of a normally appropriate step to a process

D) None of the above

5) A medical error is an error that happens in a medical setting and is made by someone who:

A) Gave the appropriate dose of medication

B) Has poor handwriting

C) Is engaged in a medical activity

D) None of the above

6) To reduce the probability of error, one can work on:

A) People
B) Procedures
C) The work environment
D) All the above

7) User problems in the use of medical equipment are of concern because of their effect on:

A) Quality of health care
B) Cost of health care
C) A & B
D) None of the above

8) The frequency of relatively harmless events is hard to determine because they:

A) Generally go unnoticed or unreported
B) Are unimportant
C) A & B
D) None of the above

9) In a typical user error mishap:

A) The equipment will be in normal operating condition after the mishap
B) There will be no precipitating technical failure of the equipment
C) A & B
D) None of the above

10) Because not all errors can be eliminated:

A) Design of devices and training are not a part of the elimination process
B) Aspects of social and physical environment are not to be a consideration
C) It is necessary to increase the probability of self-detection of errors
D) All the above

 

 Part 3 - Evaluation

 

 Learner's achievement of each objective. Rate each on a scale of 1=low 5=high

 

Objective 1

1) List the definitions, theories, models, and classifications of errors Identify the terminology used in medical errors Factors involved in documentation of medical errors Identify solutions and remedies of medical errors List the types of technical failure causing errors Factors involving litigation of medical errors.

 

1   2   3   4   5  

 

Purpose/Goal of this activity:

2) Attendee will be aware of the current information and will be able to meet the required continuing education. Relationship of objectives to overall Purpose/Goal of activity.

 

1   2   3   4   5  

 

 

3) If conflict of interest, off-label use, commercial support, or in-kind support were evident in the education component of this program, were you notified? (Choose One)

 

N/A — not applicable for any of the above

Yes

No

Comments

 

 

4) Content was presented without bias of any commercial product or drug. (Choose One)

 

Yes

No

Comments

 

 

5) Will the information you gained from this program change your practice? (Choose One)

 

Yes

No

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