presented by Sue Ann Guildermann
Financial: Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA
Sue Ann Guildermann has more than forty years of experience providing education, leadership, and consultation to nonprofit and for-profit senior service organizations. Sue Ann is a registered nurse, with a BA and MA in communication. She currently conducts research of evidence-based findings and practices to create quality improvement programs, educational seminars, and conferences with targeted…Read full bio
1. A Structured Method
Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a structured process to identify causation by exploring what, how, and why something happened. The ability to select appropriate solutions occurs when causation has been identified. Aligning solutions with causation results in predictable outcomes with near-certain prevention of recurrences.
2. Application of RCA to Clinical Conditions with Interventions and Solutions
The concept of RCA will be introduced and applied to clinical conditions with intervening solutions. Optimal health care is achieved when RCA is used to determine the cause of clinical conditions.