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Faculty Development Series
Topic: Root Cause Analysis and Action (RCA²)
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Carol Ann Diachun, M.D., M.S.Ed.
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Acting Chair, Department of Anesthesiology; Associate Chair, Education; Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency
Department of Quality Management
Department of Patient Safety & Risk Management
Department of Quality and Patient Safety
Department of Performance Improvement Specialist
Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Identify two goals of a root cause analysis and action
2. Name two times when root cause analysis and action tools can be used
3. State the main steps in a root cause analysis
4. Name two tools commonly used when performing a root cause analysis
The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the Activity.
CME Advisory Committee Disclosure
Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/.
Enduring requirements: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test
Release Date: June 16, 2021
Expiration Date: June 15, 2023
Resources for Further Study:
Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (2019). PS 201: Root Cause Analyses and Actions. Retrieved from http://app.ihi.org/lmsspa/#/6cb1c614-884b-43ef-9abd-d90849f183d4/450435c3-f015-4541-9432-46eb235461bb/lessonDetail/1003424d-7a6c-480c-9188-55dcfa5bc012/
Carol Ann Diachun, M.D., M.S.Ed. has disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. Paul Fender has disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. Vitaliana Griffin has disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. Susan Hendrickson has disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. Sean Reynolds has disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.
For additional information, contact Renee Boyle (904) 244-8271 Renee.Boyle@jax.ufl.edu.