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Human Factors

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The Christie

Wilmslow Rd

Manchester

M20 4BX

United Kingdom

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Introduction

Ergonomics (Human Factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theory, principles, data and methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and overall system performance (www.iea.cc)

Aims

After this training you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of why human factors was developed
  • Identify and discuss common causes of error
  • Review a case study relating to the care of 'Mrs C'
  • Recognise any errors that may have occurred prior to Mrs C's surgery

Delivery

The Human Factors (HF) is a one day course that uses blended learning and simulation approach to generate active participation of delegates.

Content

The programme incorporates a conceptual model of HF to explore a systems approach to safety whilst utilising case studies in order to gain understanding of:

  • Human Error
  • Effective communication
  • Factors which impact on Human behaviour and situational awareness
  • Effective leadership and decision making
  • Organisational factors and safety culture
  • Risks and benefits of automation in safety

Intended Audience

Radiographers & Technologists

Timings

10:00am - 16:00

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The Christie

Wilmslow Rd

Manchester

M20 4BX

United Kingdom

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