Identify the Risks
You have established the risk management context. Using the 2nd step in the risk management process is necessary to identify actual and potential risks, their consequences, mitigation strategies, barriers, and prevention. Then you can determine risks that must be managed. Select a specific risk from the following:
• Medical error
• Human error
Decide approaches for identifying risks such as brainstorming, brainwriting, interviews, reviewing reports (patient records, committee reports, incident reports etc.), and conducting root analysis.
- Determine who should be involved in the process.
- Decide the scope of the risk, consequences, mitigation strategies, prevention, and barriers.
- Identify the type of information required. 4. Establish a risk register and document identified risks.
Identify 2-3 sources for your report.