Incident reporting is a performance improvement and quality care component used in all healthcare settings. Incident reports help healthcare management quickly identify problematic trends and prioritize corrective actions. This course discusses the incident reporting process for improving safety and quality of care.
Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed Home Health, Licensed and Certified Home Health, Personal Assistance Services, Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2236016
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Understanding the Reporting Process
Inside Incident Reporting
Section 3: Steps of Incident Reporting
Steps to Reporting
Section 4: Conclusion
Ed has 30 plus years of nursing experience with clinical roles in trauma, emergency, critical care, skilled nursing, behavioral health, occupational health, home care, and is a certified clinical nursing instructor in North Carolina. Ed served as Director of Nursing for rural emergency services and physician practices. Ed earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Ed retired from the U.S. Coast Guard with 34 years served. Disclosure: Edward Bartels, RN, BSN, MICN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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