Web-based CME on patient safety available

March 1, 2005

The National Patient Safety Foundation has created a Web-based educational module designed to change physician's attitudes about patient safety.

The National Patient Safety Foundation has created a Web-based educational module designed to change physician's attitudes about patient safety. According to American Medical News (1/24/05), the module covers topics such as medication safety, disclosure and learning from errors, pediatric care, medical device safety, and anesthesia. It is also designed to promote openness in an effort to encourage error reporting. The module-located at http://www.npsf.org/html/mcw/physicians.html -offers continuing medical education credit and was funded by a grant from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.