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Spread over two half days, the training will go through the root cause analysis (RCA) methodology for health service staff and consumer advocates in reviewing serious and sentinel events.

NOTE: In order to attend this workshop, evidence must be provided of attendance at the Fundamentals of Adverse Patient Safety Event Reviews Workshop (or Incident Review workshop) within the last 3 years and have received a certificate of attendance.

Who should register?

Health service workers from in scope Victorian health services, and consumer representatives who may participate in reviewing a sentinel or serious adverse event in Victoria.

Please note: In scope Victorian health services are identified in the SCV Policy: Adverse patient safety events policy (2019) as follows:

  • Ambulance Victoria
  • Bush nursing centres
  • Forensicare (Thomas Embling Hospital)
  • Public sector residential aged care facilities
  • Hospital in home services
  • Private day surgery facilities

Note: As capacity is limited, participants are selected and prioritised according to need. We will email you the outcome of this EOI process.

Confirmation of attendance: Successful Participants allocated a place will receive an email with pre-reading materials and other information prior to the workshop.

Event details

Tuesday 6 December 2022 | 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 7 December 2022| 9am - 1pm

*All registered attendees are required to participate in the above two workshops

Over two half days this workshop cover will cover:

  • Recap on key concepts from Fundamentals
  • Preparing for analysis of Anthony’s story
  • Applying RCA to a case study: Elements 1 - 4
  • Applying RCA to a case study: Elements 5 - 8
  • Workshop Feedback

Page last updated: 20 Oct 2022