Preventing Medical Errors


3 CE Hours


Learn why medical errors contribute to high health-care costs and why it's so important to design your work to increase safety for your clients and yourself.

This course describes the problem of injury, including death, from errors in the U.S. health care system. It lays out a comprehensive strategy for addressing these problems to which we are all vulnerable. You will also discover reasons to simplify key work processes and avoid over-reliance on memory and vigilance.

Featured Reviews

A great learning tool for ANY professional.

- Barry Eackloff, LMT, BA

I lost a family member to a medical error in a teaching hospital. Knowing the statics, then taking this course allowed me to believe emotional instinct was right, our health care system needs to be re-evaluated.

- Amanda Lea Probus, LMBT

I enjoyed and took a lot away from this course

- Logan King, NC

The course was straightforward and very informational.

- Madelon Amburg, NCLMT Boston, MA

Short & Sweet - I learned a great deal and it wasn't overwhelming.

- Ms. Molly Sweeney, M.S., CMT, Bethesda, MD

Good learning materials, very helpful.

- Rosmarie Young-Krieder San Diego, CA

The course was educational and well planned out

- Sherrie Wallace, LMT

Great to use in everyday practice for Massage Therapists!

- William Laquale, SeeKink Massage Therapy

Good course.

- Timothy Gosney, LMT

Thank you. Very interesting and helpful!

- Madia Swicord, LMT

I learned a lot of things I didn't know about.

- Chevele Hardiman, LMT, NCTMB

This helped me understand how all entities of govenment work with the board of health.

- Diana Forrest, LMT

Very useful information.

- Katie Barfield

Very informative, very well written and clear presentation. I feel like this course will better benefit me and my clients. Thank you!

- Sarah Massey, LMT


  • Manual - 16 pages
  • Multiple-choice test - if you prefer to complete this program online please select the "Materials: Available online + Test: Available online" option
  • Certificate upon completion - if you prefer to print your certificate at home instantly, please select the online option

Display Certificates suitable for framing are available for $10 in addition to the certificate included with your tuition. Click here to order a Display Certificate.


The Institute is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Approved Provider 049478-00.

Credits also accepted by the AMTA, ABMP and NAHA.

For information regarding your specific state massage license requirements and approvals, visit our Massage Therapy Continuing Education Requirements page by clicking here.

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