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Clinical Human Factors

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £290.00

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Course Overview

Lord Darzi has focused the NHS towards both individual and systemic improvements in Patient Safety, with Clinical Human Factors at the heart of improving our care for patients. Understanding, working with and leading systems that promote patient safety in this way will become increasingly important for all health care providers and this course will help to build a solid foundation in this crucial subject to enhance your career and improve your patient care.

Suitable for any health care provider that is responsible for decision making for patients and service users: Doctors, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, volunteer providers.

Course Content

What is patient safety and Clinical Human Factors?

Why applying human factors is important for patient safety

Understanding systems and the effect of complexity on patient care

Being an effective team player

Learning from errors to prevent harm and to negate never events

Understanding and managing clinical risk

Using quality-improvement methods to improve care

Engaging with patients and carers

Infection prevention and control

Patient safety and invasive procedure

Improving medication safety

Course Aims and Outcomes

At the end of this course the delegate will be able identify common causes of serious decision making error in healthcare and apply models and strategies in order to reduce risk and improve performance. Individual and team examples will be used in a range of health care settings to illustrate key decision making and human factor principles.

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