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RCA Audit Tool

What is the quality of the Root Cause Analysis you performed on a patient event of harm, or near miss, which occurred in your practice setting? 


  • This audit tool will help you gauge the quality of the Root Cause Analysis you have performed. Is your RCA:
    - thorough (clear, complete, systematic, and considers diverse perspectives)
    - complete (considers all possible systemic causes)
    - acceptable (action plan address root causes of the event and includes strong and/or intermediate actions in addition to weaker training actions)

    This tool was developed by Katherine Jones, PT, PhD, Director Surveys on Patient Safety Culture, Nebraska Coalition for Patient Safety

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