Root Cause Analysis Skills and Knowledge Acquisition

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


1 day


This is a one day taught workshop which will introduce the principles and real world application of RCA process and report presentation. A practical approach will be supported by the use of a workbook to enable learning in the practice setting.

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Who should attend?

Individuals who will be responsible for undertaking or managing the Root Cause Analysis investigation process following a Serious Incident or Never Event.


Dates to be confirmed.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Medical Science, opened in 2014, is founded on the strong international reputation of our flagship Postgraduate Medical Institute. Based on our riverside campus in Chelmsford and Young Street campus in Cambridge, we deliver innovative and clinically relevant teaching and research across two departments:

  • Department of Allied and Public Health
  • Department of Medicine and Healthcare Science.

Thanks to our close relationships with the major clinical-care providers in the east of England, there are significant opportunities for collaboration and student placements across a variety of clinical sites.

We offer exciting opportunities for research and education in the allied health professions. We also translate science and epidemiology into health education and primary care, and deliver taught Master’s programmes to qualified medics. We have a flourishing community of PhD and MD(Res) students across all of our research fields.

Our advanced learning facilities include state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories and simulation suites, which mirror real-life clinical situations. We also have a fantastic, modern library and a wide range of science labs and ICT suites.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Fees & funding

If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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CPD Admissions team
01245 68 6868

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