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A practical guide to Human Factors in healthcare

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Aimed at Clinicians and Managers, this national virtual conference will provide a practical guide to human factors in healthcare, and how a human factors approach can improve patient care, quality, process and safety. There will be an extended focus on the role of human factors in patient safety investigation in line with the new National Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF). 

This conference will enable you to:

  •  Network with colleagues who are working to embed a human factors approach.
  • Learn from outstanding practice in using human factors and ergonomics to improve patient safety and quality.
  • Reflect on national developments and learning including the patient safety syllabus and the role of human factors within the new patient safety incident response framework.
  • Understand the tools and methodology.
  • Develop your skills in training and educating frontline staff in human factors.
  • Understand how you can improve patient safety incident investigation by using a human factors approach.
  • Learn from case studies demonstrating the practical application of human factors to improve patient care and safety.
  • Understand the role of human factors in improving culture and delivering psychological safety.
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice.
  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes.


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