Safer Care: Human Factors for Healthcare coursebook

Safer Care: Human Factors for Healthcare coursebook

Author: The Health Foundation and North East Strategic Health Authority Patient Safety Action Team

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Being human by its very nature, makes us all fallible. The additional titles we bear as a result of our education, training and technical ability will never change the fundamental imperfections found among humans.

Safer Care is a training course on human factors for all healthcare professionals. It was developed by clinicians in conjunction with experts as part of the Safer Care North East Programme and consists of eight modules dealing with:

  • Cognitive Processing
  • Decision-Making
  • Situation Awareness
  • Personality Types
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Communication Skills
  • Stress Management
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