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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.

In order to attend this workshop, you must have attended the Fundamentals of adverse patient safety event reviews workshop (or Incident review workshop) within the past three years and have received a certificate of attendance.

What does this workshop cover?

Date and time Content Duration
Tuesday 26 April, 9am-1pm
  • Recap on key concepts from fundamentals training
  • Preparing for analysis
  • Introduction to applying RCA
  • Developing findings and better recommendations
4 hours
Wednesday 27 April, 9am-1pm
  • Applying RCA to a case study
  • Knowledge testing and feedback
4 hours

Who should register?

Health service workers and consumer representatives who may participate in reviewing a sentinel or serious adverse event in Victoria. As capacity is limited we will prioritise participants according to need including those who regularly lead or participate in adverse event incident reviews in Victorian health services.

How to register

Please register your interest

As capacity is limited, we will prioritise participants according to need. We will email you the outcome of this process.

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

How much does it cost?

There is no charge for attending the above workshops. However, cancellation with less than three working days’ notice or failure to attend on the day will incur a fee of $385 that will be invoiced to your health service.

More information

Patient Safety Review Team 
03 9500 4350 

Page last updated: 16 Mar 2022