Human Factors for Safer Healthcare
Join the Healthcare Human Factors team as we celebrate Canadian Patient Safety week with a full-day interactive workshop on using Human Factors principles to create a safer Healthcare system.
October 27th, 2016
08:30 am – 4:00 pm
Who should attend:
Front line clinicians, clinical managers, healthcare administrators, patient safety and risk management professionals.
Our state of the art usability labs in beautiful downtown Toronto. We’re on the campus of Toronto General Hospital, within walking distance to excellent shopping, dining, hotels and entertainment.
Topics to be covered:
Through collaborative discussions and hands on activities in our usability labs, this course will cover:
- The psychological and physiological basis for human error
- Why Human Factors is critical for patient safety
- Teamwork and Communication
- Risk mitigation and incident investigation techniques
- Usability Heuristics and Design Principles
- Transforming research findings into design insights and direction
At the end of this course, participants will have the tools necessary to critically assess their environments, processes and tools through a Human Factors lens in order to make changes that improve safety, quality and user experience.
“Understanding the human factors element is becoming very important in our clinical work as we trial new products and try to better understand why errors and near misses occur from a patient safety perspective. I would highly recommend this course for all clinicians.”- Jane Moser, Former Director of Nursing, University Health Network