Patient Safety Training
As part of our goal to provide support for hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers that are required to report adverse health events, MDH organizes periodic trainings on Root Cause Analysis and the development of corrective action plans, suicide prevention, and other topics.
The next introductory RCA training will be held on May 31, 2012 at The Inn on Lake Superior hotel in Duluth. Registration is online at: http://www.health.state.mn.us/registration/
Use the links below to view a recorded web-based training from August 2006 led by Mike Silver of HealthInsight, Inc. You can also download a presentation on Root Cause Analysis and the development of Corrective Action Plans, presented by Rosie Emmons. Registration materials for future sessions will be available here when those sessions are scheduled.
- Download RCA/CAP presentation (Powerpoint: 1516KB/51 pages)
- View Web-based Root Cause Analysis Training, August 2006
Click on "Recorded Sessions" and "Root Cause Analysis Training" to view the training from Aug. 2006.
- View/download slides from Mike Silver's RCA WebEx sessions (Powerpoint: 1MB/38 pages)
MDH is partnering with Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) to provide training on suicide prevention for health care providers. The next training is on October 11, 2007 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at MDH's Snelling Office Park facility. Download the registration form for more information: Suicide education training (PDF: 47KB/2 pages)
To view the PDF files, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download from Adobe's website).