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Significant Event Audit

 QI Team


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Find out how to put ‘significant events’ to good use by evaluating them and embedding your findings in practice.

A significant event is often thought of when something undesirable or unexpected occurs in practice. However a significant event can also be used describe when a positive event occurs!

A significant event audit (SEA) is where you break down the steps from start to finish so that you can reflect and share learning to improve the quality of care.

Discover how you can identify and delve into significant events that occur in your practice by taking our course.

Please click on “Expand all” at the Course Content section to see all the lessons contained in the modules.

Key Features

Learn what makes an event ‘significant’ and the different types that exist

Examine positive outcomes, not just negative ones

Establish the factors that led to an event or ‘near miss’

Gain the skills necessary to prevent errors from reoccurring

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