Root Cause Analysis is a self-paced elearning course that outlines DoD Patient Safety Program's suggested practices for conducting RCAs. The course follows the RCA process from the initial reporting of a patient safety event through the formation of the RCA Team, identification of contributing factors and root causes, and the recommendation of corrective actions. It is designed to provide all levels of personnel in military treatment facilities with the information they need to participate effectively on an RCA Team, and it provides additional material for Patient Safety Managers and RCA Team Facilitators.
The course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. All learners who complete the entire course, including the end-of-course evaluation, receive a Certificate of Completion. In addition, learners may request 1 hour of Continuing Education credit as outlined in the Accreditation Statement below.
All CE credits are provided and maintained by Duke University Health System.
Continuing Medical Education Provider Statement:
Sponsored by the Duke University School of Medicine
The Duke University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Duke University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ANCC Accredited Provider Statement:
Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 1.0 ANCC nursing contact hour are provided for participation in this educational activity. In order to receive full contact-hour credit for this activity, you must attend the entire activity, participate in individual or group activities such as exercises or pre/post-tests, and complete the evaluation and verification of attendance forms at the conclusion of the activity.
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Provider Statement:
Duke University School of Medicine is partnering with the University of Florida to offer pharmacy credits. The University of Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity, for 1.0 contact hours, is provided by
University of Florida. In order to receive full contact-hour credit for this knowledge-based activity, you must attend the entire activity, participate in individual or group activities such as exercises or pre/post-tests, and complete and submit the evaluation and verification of attendance forms at the conclusion of the activity.
American College of Healthcare Executives Provider Statement:
This course is not eligible for ACHE credit.
IACET Authorized Provider Statement:
Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development is authorized by IACET to offer continuing education credit to participants who meet all criteria for successful completion of authorized educational activities. Successful completion is defined as (but may not be limited to) 100% attendance, full participation and satisfactory completion of all related activities, and completion and return of evaluation at conclusion of the educational activity. Partial credit is not awarded.
Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education &Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard, which is widely recognized as the standard of best practice in continuing education internationally. As a result of Authorized Provider status, Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development is authorized to offer IACET CEU’s for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard.
Continuing Education Written Disclosure
The course coordinator, all planning committee members, reviewers, speakers and others in a position to influence the content have disclosed any commercial relationships relevant to the content they are presenting or to any commercial supporters of the activity. Duke Medicine has employed appropriate mechanisms to resolve potential conflicts of interest to maintain the standards of fair and balanced education. Questions about specific strategies can be directed to the Continuing Medical Education Office at Duke University School of Medicine at (919) 401.1210.
None have reported a relevant financial relationship with a commercial entity whose products/services may be related to their subject matter. This activity does not include any information about off-label or investigational use of a product or device.