What's it about?
To keep patients safe and themselves strong, modern health professionals need an understanding of the human factors that affect their work. This series covers the essentials in an honest and practical way
In this 3-hour lecture series, Professor Peter Brindley covers the essentials of human factors in healthcare, divided into seven key topic areas:
- Awareness and attention
- Task/resource management
- Leadership and followership
- Stress and burnout
Who's it for?
All health professionals
Duration 178 mins.
Professor Peter Brindley
MD, FRCPC, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin)
Peter is a full-time Critical Care Physician at the University of Alberta Hospital, Canada and Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Anaesthesiology, and Medical Ethics. He has 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 30 book chapters, over 70 lesser manuscripts and one textbook focusing on resuscitation; crisis management; human factors; and improving teamwork & communication.
He was a founding member of the Canadian Resuscitation Institute; former Medical-Lead for Simulation, and prior Education Lead for Surgery, Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Alberta. He is on the Board for the Canadian Critical Care Society, and the organizing committee for five major conferences. He has delivered over 400 invited presentations in ten countries, and over 50 plenaries.
Every MedReach course supports high-impact healthcare projects in the world’s most poorly-resourced areas. £10 from your Critical Factors course fee will be donated to Toilet Twinning.
More than 2.3 billion people have nowhere safe, private or hygienic to go to the toilet. Toilet Twinning raises funds to provide people in the world’s poorest communities with clean water, a basic toilet and hygiene education, helping them break free from generational poverty.