Whistling in the Dark: The ethical dilemma of reporting medical errors to save lives
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Analyze the epidemiology of medical errors Explain theories of duty, virtue, and ethics as they relate to the reporting of medical errors and patient safety violations Discuss the dilemma of the risks and ethical responsibility to report Identify literature and resources for participant reference
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Karel R. Amaranth, MPH, MA, recently traveled to Uganda to facilitate a project she co-founded based on her epidemiological study of maternal mortality as a womenâs rights issue; researched determinants of abuse of children with disabilities and developed the Moving Mountains project presented at conferences internationally; served with the National Center on Child Death Review, co-authored NYC legislation requiring a child death review team; served for 5 years on a hospital Quality Assurance Committee.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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