Introduction to Human Factors & Performance Science (1 day) | 19th October 2020

About this course

Evidence-based, utilising cutting edge safety & performance science, this course is suitable for all Healthcare Professionals, both clinical and non-clinical; it is applicable to all departments and multi-disciplinary teams.

Accredited by Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors, you’ll take part in interactive actitvities and leave with practical tools to take away.

This unique 1-day distance-learning course is delivered via Zoom by our expert trainers in a format designed to maximise learning retention and application of knowledge.

  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors
  • 1-day course
  • Up to 20 participants
  • Practical tools to take away
  • Evidence-based, utilising cutting edge safety & performance science
  • Interactive activities
  • Suitable for all Healthcare Professionals, both clinical and non-clinical
  • Applicable to all departments and Multi-disciplinary teams
  • Understand the concept of Systems Thinking and Models of Safety – looking beyond the individual and the flawed concept of ‘Human Error’
  • Gain an introduction to Human Capabilities & Limitations & how those influence quality and safety of care – how humans can be Heroes and Hazards
  • Be able to unpick the nature of human fallibility and why practice does not always make perfect
  • Have the knowledge to proactively contribute to the safety culture in your organisation
  • Be able to recognise error-provoking conditions and influence your systems of work
  • Understand the relationship between stress and performance/risk of error
  • Take away a tangible model for understanding the relationship between our physiological needs and performance – do we set ourselves up to fail?
  • Understand strategies to optimise High Performance Teamworking with ad hoc teams