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Human Factors – Introduction

Event details

This introductory course from AQUA is aimed at those who are new to Human Factors or those who are interested in refreshing existing knowledge. 

You will gain the fundamental knowledge and skills for Human Factors in health and care.

Taking place online over two half days, this course will blend guided independent study with facilitated discussion and activities. You will be encouraged to apply your learning to your own role and environment, to reduce error, improve processes that underpin patient safety, and support organisational safety culture.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the basic concept of Human Factors
  • Understand the importance of Human Factors for safety and quality improvement
  • Have awareness of what influences human and system performance
  • Understand the basic concepts of systems thinking

Who is this for?

  • This programme is ideal for any staff who wish to develop a basic knowledge/awareness of human factors.

Programme duration

  • This programme consists of two sessions which will each last for three hours.

Delivery methods

  • This programme is delivered virtually through online sessions.


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