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The University of Oxford, OxSTaR Simulation Centre invite you to participate in a course which explores why Human Factors is so important in Healthcare today.

SEIPS 3.0 Model: Sociotechnical Systems Approach to Patient Journey and Patient Safety Carayon Wetterneck et al 2014

Cancelled -External Virtual Human Factors Course

Saturday 13th July 2024 - 09;00-13:00

£150 per person

Via MS Teams

3 CPD credits 

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Course description


This ½ day course is run by Professor Helen Higham (Director of OxSTaR & a Consultant Anaesthetist at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford) and is suitable for clinical and non-clinical staff and aims to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of human factors in healthcare.


The course introduces participants to basic human factors frameworks, including the Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety (SEIPS), and focuses on practical applications in the workplace to improve understanding of systems in healthcare.


This course  will align with the new National Patient Safety Syllabus


Learning Objectives

Improve understanding of human factors principles

Introduce and explore a human factors framework (SEIPS)

Provide opportunities to practise applying SEIPS to real world examples


Course content

Definition and background of human factors

Human factors applied to healthcare

Importance of work place culture (including Just Culture tool)

Explanation of SEIPS framework

Exercises using SEIPS

Plenty of opportunity for discussion and questions


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