Reducing falls with severe injuries by developing a strong corrective action plan (CAP)

Root cause analysis review series


Please join us for a one-hour interactive webinar where we will review themes taken from falls adverse health event (AHE) root cause analyses. This webinar will be focused on trends in inpatient falls, root causes and recommendations for implementing strong action plans (CAP). 


  • Discuss key elements for a strong CAP using a case study of an AHE fall with injury.
  • Identify lessons learned, successes and opportunities for improvement with CAPs.


Susan Schumacher, MS, APRN, G-CNS is a clinical nurse specialist in gerontology. She specializes in improving fall and delirium prevention and care of persons with dementia. Schumacher supported a hospital elder life program and has led system-wide fall and delirium initiatives. Schumacher has provided consultative services such as the development of online dementia education for HealthCare Interactive, Inc. and delirium and fall prevention programs for the Minnesota Hospital Association.

Recommended to attend

Hospital and health quality and safety department staff, nursing, falls champions, physical and occupational therapists, and any hospital or health system employee interested in reviewing root cause learnings and opportunities for improvement modeled after fall events submitted into the Patient Safety Registry.

Continuing education

The program has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for a total of one contact hour.


  • Complimentary for MHA member hospitals and health systems
  • $35 per person for associate members
  • $50 per person for nonmembers

Registration deadline

Please register by noon on the day before the webinar to ensure timely delivery of access instructions.

Approximately four business days before the web conference, you will receive an email containing instructions on connecting. Advance registration is required to ensure the delivery of instructional materials.

If you do not receive an email prior to the program with web conference details, please contact Kimberley Huntington at Contact Us to confirm your registration.

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When and Where
  • 1/19/2022 2:00 PM CST
  • 1/19/2022 3:00 PM CST
  • Zoom Meeting