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Activity Steps


Read both articles: "Root Cause Analysis: Responding to a Sentinel Event" and "Creating Cultures of Safety: Risk Management Challenges and Strategies" and then take the test.

Purpose of Activity

To describe the use of root cause analysis and strategies to address top hospital-based risk management challenges.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the keys concepts, principles, and regulations related to the investigation of sentinel events.
  2. Recognize the essential and recommended features of root cause analysis.
  3. Describe ten important risk management challenges to patient safety which increase liability.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: MedErr1215A
Published: Dec 2015
Expires: 12/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 9/12 (75%)
Authors: Brenda M. Ewen MSN, RN, CPHRM; Gale Bucher MSN, RN, COS-C; Rosanne Raso MS, RN, NEA-BC; Carol Gulinello MA, RN, CPHRM