Human Factors for Leaders

Provider: Being Human in Healthcare Ltd
Location: London
Duration: Full day
Knowledge/experience needed: No prior knowledge required

Being Human in Healthcare offer applied Human Factors courses incorporating the latest Safety II thinking. We have over 40 years combined experience in medicine and nursing and we understand the unique challenges faced in healthcare. Aviation style Human Factors techniques do not fully allow for the multifarious nature of patient care which is why we as healthcare professionals have designed a tailored, practical approach to Human Factors training. We therefore offer bespoke Human Factors courses for healthcare professionals at various levels; We offer Human Factors training within healthcare organisations for multi-professional Frontline staff in addition to our Human Factors for Leaders Human Factors course.

Who should attend?
Consultants, GPs, medical trainees at ST3+, Band 7&8 Nurses and AHPs.

Why should you attend?
Human Factors impact patient safety, improve efficiency, enhance the working environment and improve staff retention. Our course is created by healthcare professionals specifically for healthcare professionals with leadership responsibilities. We understand how to apply Human Factors theory to the healthcare environment.

What will you learn?
Learn about applied Human Factors including resilience, variability of performance, Safety II Thinking, error wisdom, communication, leadership, teamwork, Human Factors relating to Serious Incident Investigation, hierarchy, self-awareness and stress management.

Expected outcomes
Deepened knowledge of applied Human Factors and awareness of how Human Factors relates to Serious Incident Investigations.

Course content
A variety of formats are used in a small group setting. Up to twelve participants per course. Sessions include an Introduction to Human Factors, a focus on how Human Factors contribute to medical error, an introduction to Safety II Thinking, an interactive workshop around investigating a Serious Incident and practical Human Factors Tools to take away and apply in the workplace.

None. Attendance at whole course required for certificate.

What’s included?
Full day course facilitated by both an experienced NHS Consultant and Senior Nurse Educator, lunch and refreshments, small group setting, selected course materials, Certificate of Attendance and membership of the Being Human in Healthcare Network.

Next courses
20th April, 4th May and 8th June 2018 in Holborn, Central London. Book here.