Masterclass in Human Factors

This virtual 1/2 day masterclass is suitable for clinical or non-clinical staff and aims to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of human factors in healthcare. The course allows individuals to use basic human factors methods to understand their workplace and make improvements.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an appreciation of human factors principles

  • Provide a model of human factors to use in the real world

  • Provide examples of human factors methods


Course content

  • Definition of human factors

  • SIEPS Model

  • Examples & discussion of each SIEPs work element

  • Group activity for SIEPs work element using human factors methods


If you are interested in applying for this course, please sign up here.



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