Surgical “Never Events” Webinar Series

This video was recorded from the webinar on January 25, 2024.

In health care settings, a “Never Event,” also known as a sentinel event, is an unexpected occurrence involving severe physical/psychological injury or death. Some of the most common surgical "never events" include Wrong Site, Wrong Patient, and Wrong Procedure errors.

In this 30 minute webinar, Doctor of Nursing Practice & Health Care Expert, Dr. Rebekah Price explores the common causes for these incidents from the perspective of her forensic investigations.

Access to this event is reserved for attorneys and insurance professionals. This event is not open to engineers, scientists, or forensic experts outside of Robson Forensic.


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