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Adverse Events

This course will teach you how to deal with adverse events at your facility.

You will learn:

  • What incidents are, and how to respond to them
  • What sentinel events are, and how to respond to them
  • Strategies for preventing adverse events

Courseware Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define and distinguish between incidents and sentinel events
  • Identify how to respond to adverse events
  • Recognize the role of The Joint Commission with regard to sentinel events
  • List common causes of adverse events and related preventive strategies