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Fri, 24 Jan


The Westin City Centre Bahrain

Medical Error Management 5-CME Credit

Register 5-CME Credit “Medical Error Management Workshop” approved by NHRA on Friday 24th January 2020. Identify types of medical errors, how to analyze and prevent medical error recurrence. Know the Bahrain Legislation concerned with Medical Error. Know more +973 66634241

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Medical Error Management 5-CME Credit
Medical Error Management 5-CME Credit

Time & Location

24 Jan 2020, 8:00 AM

The Westin City Centre Bahrain, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway Al Seef District, Manama, Bahrain

About the event

Hundreds of thousands of patients are harmed or die each year due to unsafe practices in

healthcare organizations. Unexpectedly, such unsafe healthcare practices have shifted up medical

error to be the third leading cause of death in the USA (251,454 patients die in hospitals each

year) as per published literature review in the BMJ in May 2016. Globally it is believed that medical

errors kill more people than HIV, Malaria, and Tuberculosis, combined as stated by the Patient

Safety Movement Foundation, USA.

This Medical Error Management Workshop is tailored to build strategy that identify, prevent and

mitigate medical errors and working with consequences. Participants will learn how to cultivate

patient safety culture in the healthcare organization, works toward excellence and finally know

the current legislation in Bahrain on medical error including the NHRA Policy for Reporting

Sentinel Event and the Supreme Council of Health Decision Number 95 for the year 2019

regarding investigation and notification of Medical Errors and Sentinel events.


Attendees of the Medical Errors Management Workshop will learn how to:

1. Know the epidemiology of medical error and researches behind it

2. Identify definitions, types, causes and common venues of medical errors

3. Use Root Cause Analysis Tools to identify root causes of medical error

4. Learn strategy to prevent, mitigate and treat medical error by applying the 18 Patient

Safety Targets of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

5. Identify the common types of medication error and how to prevent them

6. Identify the different types of surgical error and learn how to prevent them

7. Identify different types of communication error and learn how to prevent them

8. Learn how to manage first victim, patient and family, and principles of disclosure


9. Learn principles of second victim management

10. Learn the NHRA Incident/Adverse Event Reporting Policy V2, 2nd January 2018

11. Be familiar with the NHRA Sentinel Event Report Form

12. Learn the Supreme Council of Health Decision 95 for the year 2019 regarding

investigation and notification of Medical Errors and Sentinel events


This activity is designated for all professionals working in any type of healthcare facility.

By attending this workshop both organization and participant will gain the following values:

Gaining Value for Organization

 Avoid preventable claim

 Positive Reputation

 Client Trust

 Client satisfaction

 Improve business safety practices

Gaining Value for participants

 Avoid Preventable Errors

 Be a Risk Management, Safety

and/or quality champion

 Do no harm

 Practice with self confidence

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