Mandated Courses

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Double Tree Hotel

4431 PGA BLVD. Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Presented by Michael R. Ragan, J.D., D.M.D.

This course will provide all of the necessary courses mandated by the state of Florida for dentists and hygienists.

Preventing Medical Errors

As required by the Florida Legislature, Section 456.013(7) – this two-hour course includes root-cause analysis, error reduction and the prevention of medical errors.
The purpose of this course is to provide health care professionals with an overview of the problem of medical errors, factors contributing to the occurrence of these errors, and steps that can be taken by institutions and individual care providers to reduce medical errors in key care settings. At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize common performance and diagnostic errors
  • Describe the elements of a root cause analysis
  • Identify risk management measures designed to prevent dental errors and increase patient’s safety
  • Review different type of medical errors that can be encountered in the dental office
  • Discuss active and latent errors
  • Realize how to ensure patient safety and reduce the likelihood of medical errors
  • Learn how to assess a sentinel event through root cause analysis and techniques for reducing risks to health, safety, and malpractice
  • Discuss the prevention of specific medical errors
  • Learn from past accounts of medical errors by dental professionals
  • Acknowledge an ethical and legal duty as a practicing dental professional to avoid medical errors, and to act morally and professionally should a medical error occur.

Recognizing Signs of Human Trafficking

This 1 hour course fulfills the Florida State human trafficking requirement for Florida dental professionals, FL APRNs, RNs, LPNs and Nursing Home Administrators through reviewing the reality of this phenomenon, how victims can be identified and the resources available for health care practitioners.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define human trafficking.
  • Discuss the prevalence of human trafficking within the United States.
  • Describe common forms and venues of human trafficking.
  • Identify common misconceptions regarding human trafficking.
  • Identify risk factors that may contribute to someone becoming a victim of human trafficking.
  • Describe common tactics used by perpetrators of human trafficking to recruit victims.
  • Describe the various stages of the human trafficking process.
  • Understand how to document findings from victims of human trafficking.
  • Describe the psychological, social, and physical impact of human trafficking on victims.
  • Describe the role of health care providers in identifying potential victims of human trafficking.
  • Identify potential warning signs of human trafficking.
  • Describe how to report known or suspected cases of human trafficking.
  • Discuss laws and penalties for human trafficking.
  • Identify strategies for preventing and increasing awareness of human trafficking.

Thursday, September 14th, 2023
Registration starts at 6:00 p.m.
Course starts at 6:30 p.m and will run for 3 hours.

This program is COMPLIMENTARY
Courtesy of:
Dr. Roy King and Dr. Arghavan Welch
(561) 747-5766
Space is limited
Registration must be received by Thursday, August 31st, 2023

Tasty appetizers, refreshments, and cocktails will be available throughout the program.

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