Patient Safety Course (2024)
The Patient Safety Course is designed to provide urologists and the urology care team with the knowledge required to apply appropriate patient safety procedures in a urologic practice. Urology specific examples will help learners understand patient safety concepts, how safety issues arise, and how they can be mitigated.
The AUA Office of Education has produced this instructive Safety Module which appropriately addresses the need for and establishment of a safety culture to prevent systemic error. Completion of this module, along with the pre and post testing, satisfies the American Board of Urology’s safety module requirement at year 4 of the Life Long Learning (LLL) program.
- Medical Students
- Advanced Practice Providers
After completing this activity, the participants will be able to
- Define patient safety and medical error.
- Create a vision of patient safety in their practice.
- Apply just culture to their practice.
- Define the role of communication in improving patient safety.
- Describe public reporting of safety and quality data.
Original Release: January 8, 2018
Previous Renewal Date: January 6, 2021
Current Renewal Date: January 5, 2024
The content of this activity was reviewed by the following members of the AUA Quality Improvement & Patient Safety (QIPS) Committee to ensure all content was current and accurate prior to renewal.
- Kevan Sternberg, MD
- Justin Ziemba, MD
- Jennifer A. Robles MD
- Martin Koyle, MD
- Andrew Harris, MD
- Florian Schroeck, MD
- Alan Kaplan, MD
- Kara Watts, MD
- John Lam, MD
- Michelle Jo Semins, MD
- John Gannon, MD
- Joshua Halpern, MD
The individual's listed above have no financial relationships relevant to the content of this activity to mitigate.
AUA Staff have no financial relationships.
AUA COI REVIEW WORK GROUP DISCLOSURES
AUA ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION:
Learners will participate in this online educational activity by taking the pretest, viewing the online modules and completing the posttest and evaluation. To claim CME credit for this enduring material, learners must complete the posttest, passing with 80% accuracy and submit the program evaluation.
Estimated time to complete this activity:1.25 hours
Release Date: January, 2024
Original Release Date: January, 2018
Expiration Date: January, 2027
The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
EVIDENCE BASED CONTENT:
It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.
AUA DISCLOSURE POLICY:
All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) are required to disclose to the provider all financial relationships with any commercial interest (aka ineligible company) during the previous 24 months. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and mitigate any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.
MITIGATION OF IDENTIFIED CONFLICT OF INTEREST:
All disclosures will be reviewed by the AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group Chair and/or Vice Chair for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, working with Office of Education staff, will document the mechanism(s) for management and mitigation of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation.
OFF-LABEL OR UNAPPROVED USE OF DRUGS OR DEVICES:
The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.
AUA PARTICIPATION INFORMATION & POLICIES
The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.
Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.