An Introduction to Human Factors and Patient Safety

Author: Jules Blackham, Jason M Kendall, Roland Watura / Editor: Jason B Lee / Reviewer: Rebecca Ford, Peter Lynas / Codes: CC1, CC8, CC9, O1 / Published: 04/02/2022


This Learning session will explain what is meant by the term Human Factors and describe how Human Factors affect Patient Safety.


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