For this course, each discussion will introduce you to a healthcare-related decision-making tool to add to your “leadership toolbox.” These tools will assist you with your future assignments throughout your program.
Conduct some research and describe the process of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) in your own words. Next, identify how you can use the RCA in your current or desired profession in healthcare to solve problems while discussing the potential pros and cons to this strategy. When preparing for this discussion, you may find the following article helpful. The article is located in the Trident Online Library:
Andersen, B., Fagerhaug, T., & Beltz, M. (2010). Root cause analysis and improvement in the healthcare sector : A step-by-step guide. Available in the Trident Online Library.