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Preventing RCA Failures

ASHRM On-Demand Webinar

Member: $39.00
Non-Member: $99.00

ASHRM CE Credit: 1.0


Domain: Clinical Patient Safety


Level: Practitioner


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This webinar delves into the barriers to successful RCA and countermeasures to increase the likelihood of success.

Many health care organizations have utilized some form of RCA and yet continue to experience significant rates of patient harm. This webinar discusses the barriers to successful RCA and countermeasures to increase the likelihood of success.


  • • Identify barriers to successful RCA outcomes.
  • • Discuss strategies to mitigate the barriers.
  • • Use an evaluation tool for effective RCA.


Speaker: David Allison


Product Code322018OD22
ASHRM CE Credits1.0
CNE Credits1.0
DomainClinical Patient Safety
Level - Foundational (F), Practitioner (P), Advanced (A)P
Publication Date9/5/22
Next Review7/1/24
Credit Expires7/1/25

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Speaker Bio

David Allison, CPPS, has 15+ years of facilitating RCA teams and teaching RCA methodology for patient safety and risk management professionals. He has over 30 years of experience in health care and has provided leadership in behavioral health, risk management, and patient safety settings. David has been the process owner for the safety value stream across a multistate health care system, helping reduce the rate of serious safety events with tools such as RCA. David is the co-author with Harold Peters, P.Eng., of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for the Improvement of Healthcare Systems and Patient Safety by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group (2022).



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