Information and guidance covering the Department of Health’ (DOH) requirements for Patient Safety & Root Cause Analysis (RCA). RCA reports are based on the Veterans Administrations (VA) model.
New Online Reporting System Training
The four modules are available in Powerpoint slides, Adobe PDF and Flash Audio/Video.
Module 1: Covers an overview of the system and system access including registering for the myNJ network
Module 2: Covers how to add a new event into the system
Module 3: Covers how to enter an RCA with an emphasis on Root Cause and Action Plan
Module 4: Covers help resources available in the system and ad-hoc reporting
Consensus Definitions for the RCA Form: definitions developed to support the continual efforts to improve patient safety in your facility and to maintain consistency.
Training Information for Psychiatric, Specialty, and Rehabilitation Hospitals
Training Information for General Acute Care Hospitals
Guidance Information for Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Additional VA materials can be found at www.patientsafety.gov.