CSTE Food Safety Subcommittee Webinar: Lessons Learned: A Multi-Agency, Multi-Disciplinary Approach to After Action Reviews and Reports


Speakers:
  • Travis Goodman and Lauren Yeung – FDA Office of Partnerships
  • Justin Henderson, Lisa Joseph – Michigan RRT
  • Christy Brennan, Peri Pearson, Lauren Turner, Martin Guardia- Virginia RRT
Objectives:
This webinar will describe best practices utilized by RRTs when conducting and writing after action reviews and reports. A case study focusing on the Hepatitis A in frozen strawberries outbreak will be presented by the Michigan and Virginia RRTs, highlighting their lessons learned from this outbreak. Resources available to support agencies in strengthening or developing after action processes will be discussed.

After the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the RRT approach to conducting and writing After Action Reviews and Reports
  • Identify common barriers that prevent agencies from conducting and writing After Action Reviews and Reports
  • Discuss case studies of foodborne disease outbreaks where RRTs have conducted and written After Action Reviews and Reports
  • Identify solutions to common barriers that prevent agencies from conducting and writing After Action Reviews and Reports
  • Describe how to develop the capacity and capability to conduct and write writing After Action Reviews and Reports