The Near Miss Root Cause Analysis was developed as a practicum in patient safety, giving residents hands on experience in error evaluation. The project team expanded the original curriculum by adding multiple professions to the investigation group, developing a more comprehensive interprofessional action plan and adding teamwork skills and assessment to the course objectives.
Participating institution: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Submitting author: Rebecca Jaffe, MD
Project Type: Curriculum Development
Year Awarded: FY2016