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Medical Errors for Mental Health Professionals 2CE
Course #


CE Type


Medical Errors




(Some Boards distinguish between general CEs and other types.  Please review your specific state requirements to learn more.)

Course Description

This course meets the mandatory 2-hour continuing education requirement for “Prevention of Medical Errors” for mental health professionals governed under Florida Chapter 491. Participants will learn about medical errors  and root cause analysis. Participant’s will be introduced to a framework for answering the analysis questions and aid organizing the steps in a root cause analysis In addition Participant’s will learn about Florida law as it relates to mandatory reporting, confidentiality, client records, and adverse incidents.

Approved by the Following State Boards:
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling (CE Broker #50-23449)

Learning Objectives
  • Identify major causes of medical errors conducted by health professionals.

  • Learn about “Root Cause Analysis” and  how  to  develop  and  Action Plan Framework

  • Identify approaches to prevent and correct errors: including but not limited to misdiagnosis of psychological disorders and suicide

  • Learn about the State of Florida’s Required Reporting

  • Describe methods to keep both clients and providers safe.

  • Learn about Florida Law and Mandatory Reporting as it is related to: Adverse Incidents, Child Abuse/Neglect/Abandonment, Vulnerable Adult Abuse/Neglect/ Exploitation


You will be expected to review all materials provided and pass the poset-test with a minimum of 70%, in order to receive your certificate of completion.  You will also be required to complete a course evaluation.  Once you have satisfactorily completed the post-test and submitted your evaluation, your certificate will be emailed to you.

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