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Activity Steps


Read both articles: "Let's Talk about Safety! The 2014 Hospital National Patient Safety Goals" and "Root Cause Analysis: Responding to a Sentinel Event" and then take the test.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about hospital National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), root cause analysis, an evidence-based structure for methodical investigation and comprehensive review of a sentinel event.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the origin and purpose of the hospital National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs).
  2. Select strategies for addressing the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs).
  3. Identify the keys concepts, principles, and regulations related to the investigation of sentinel events.
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: MedErr1215B
Published: Dec 2015
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 9/12 (75%)
Authors: Brenda M. Ewen MSN, RN, CPHRM; Gale Bucher MSN, RN, COS-C; Charlotte Davis, BSN, RN, CCRN; Lisa Lockhart, MHA, MSN, RN; Denise Landon, BSN, RN; Dana Henry, BSN, RN