2 CE Hours - E460
This course is designed to give a brief overview of medical errors and how they affect massage therapists.
In this course we will cover the scope of problems regarding medical errors. The course will introduce the types of medical errors that commonly occur including medication errors, surgical errors, diagnostic errors and system failures. Recommendations for limiting or possibly eliminating these types of errors are also included.
Today many organizations where medical errors can occur try to identify problems and form solutions using a system called Root Cause Analysis (RCA). This course will address the terms associated with RCA as well as explain its process. Criticisms of this system of error recognition and solutions will also be discussed.
Finally, we will look at how this recent attention to medical errors affects us as massage therapists. Massage therapists must determine the types of errors that may take place in their own practice and learn ways to address the errors in order to stop them from occurring in the future.
This course benefits all practicing massage therapists as healthcare providers. It is intended to help massage therapists understand the importance of medical errors, as healthcare providers to the public.
(NOTE: This course is required for Florida Massage licensure renewal.)
Really good information! Many things I wasn't aware of. For instance about percentage of Attorney's fees for medical malpractice premiums. Also, Doctor's premiums. Crazy!!!
- Karen McAfee, LMT, NCTMB
This is my first online CEU course and I am beyond impressed. I really enjoyed the fact that the material was direct yes was written in a way that was not boring. I learned quite a bit in a very short period of time. I do think this should be a required course for all massage therapists especially as we become more accepted in the medical community. Great job!!
- S. Dombrauskas, LMT, AMTA
The reason I chose the Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies was the ability to earn my CE online without driving to a specific location and spending extra money for gas/hotels/airfares. This course exceeded my expectations. Medical Errors material was immediately available online for me to read, and I could take the test on the same day as well. Everything was very easy and convenient. As far as my other CE, I will use the Institute for Integrative Healthcare for all of them. In overall, taking my CE online made my life so much easier!
- K. Yakimovich, LMT
What a necessary course for massage therapists to educate themselves about. Our patients/clients are always talking about the medical procedures that they have had. This course informs our profession about the extent that errors occur. As a former hospital massage therapist, you never hear this from within the organization.
- Shirley Williams, LMT, BCTMB
The figures on medical errors astounds me! I really appreciate this course and it encourages me to stay on a healing path outside of traditional Western medicine. Thank you for this important and vital course. Everyone should take this one!
- Skye Lin Walker, LMT, BCTMB
I love and enjoy the variety of courses available.
- Ryley Jo Frost, LMT
Excellent test quality.
- Francisco Vilaro, LMT
Excellent in content and presentation!
- Robin Hoekstra, LMT
Great information and always a pleasure dealing with your organization!
- Susan Fasold, LMT
- Brenda Ithier Nayak, LMT
Easy to read, clear, informative.
- Amy Keith
This course Excellent Thanks you
- Marina Vargas
- Angela Logsdon, LMT, NCTMB
This was a very interesting class study and hope for updates to Medical Errors. I will certainly use this info in my practice as I have in the past.
- Sharon Schuk, LMT
Very well organized
- Howard Migneault, CMT
Very good, important information.
- Karen Ingerman, LMT
I have been in the medical field for over 26 years thus, I am familiar with the terms and topic however, I found the stats most interesting.
- Norma Vela, LMT, NCTMB
This course exceeded my expectations. I would recommend it to all LMTS. It increased my knowledge base and is more interesting than one would might initially think
- Karen Kohl, LMT
- Karen Anselmo, LMT
Extremely easy to follow and understand with plenty of time to double-check all your work.
- James Smith, LMT
Good course, interesting statistics.
- Robert Foster, LMT
Very easy to follow. Not a lot of filler. Clean and simple. Just the way I like it!
- LaToya Woodley, LMT, RMT, NCTMB, ABMP
Thought this course was very resourceful, an full of great knowledge.
- Mark A. Georg, LMT, MBLex, ABMP
Everything was very helpful
- Christina Mccray, LMT
Very straightforward! Easy to finish.
- Ashley Brown, LMT, NCTMB
I love taking these courses online. It's convenient. I study the material on my own time. It's informative. And I appreciate that it is made available.
- Jackie Voulgaris, LMT, NCTMB
The material was better than I expected. I was very satisfied.
- Lewis Harrison, LMT
Great price! And very easy and to the point.
- Melanie Dean
Simple easy course to complete.
- Raffaele Gilardoni, LMT, NCTMB
As usual, your information is clear, concise, and up to date. thank you.
- Janet Drury, LMT, NCTMB
- Damian Medina, LMT
Course outline was easy to follow and the information matched up correctly with the online test. Enjoyable course.
- Janet Clements, LMT
Good course... well written.
- Jodi Mathews, LMT, NCTMB
Great course on Medical Errors!
- Anna Jackson, LMT
Renewing my license after a 3 year laps. The course was very easy to pick right back up after not being in practice for a while.
- Kimberly Peters, LMT
Super convenient way to take this course.
- Karen Mobilia
This is my first home study course from your company and I'm very pleased. I will be ordering more I'm sure. It's great!
- D. Russell, LMP, NCTMB, AMTA
This course opened my eyes to how big of a problem medical mistakes can be and to avoid them in my own practice.
- T. Tanner NCTMB
I've never taken a course online before so I had no idea what to expect. But it was great! All the information was very clear and easy to follow! Thank you for helping me further my education!
- E. Key, LMT, ABMP
This course should be mandatory for all licensed therapists who practice massage. This CEU brought some necessary insight on the way I want to practice. Thank you.
- K. Miller, LMT, NCTMB
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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.
As a pharmacist licensed in the states of New York and Kentucky, Mr. Baisley has been practicing pharmacy since his graduation from the Albany College of Pharmacy, New York in 1971. Earning his Masters Degree in Health Services Administration, William has also co-authored published articles in the German Journal of Psychiatry and Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities.
Original founder of the Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies, Ralph graduated from The Swedish Institute, New York in 1981. A New York State Licensed Massage Therapist, Ralph was also the associate producer and host of the Holistic Health and Wellness and Natural Wellness programs in White Plains, NY, the creator of the Loving Pregnancy Massage video and author of the Healing Energy & Touch course manual.
Ralph has also authored and co-authored additional courses with the Institute including Developing a Wellness Center, Prenatal Massage Fundamentals, Infectious Disease: HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease: Hepatitis, Medical Errors, Ethics: Therapeutic Relationships, Advanced Anatomy & Physiology, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Ethics: Practice Management.