Human Factors in Healthcare

Multiple dates in Calgary and Edmonton

The W21C Research and Innovation Centre at the University of Calgary, in collaboration with the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA), is offering an accredited multi-day course that will discuss the role of Human Factors in Healthcare, including: how to conduct evaluations of human error, icons and labels, digital interfaces, equipment procurement, healthcare processes, and physical environments. Participants will have opportunities for the application of Human Factors knowledge and methods through course modules, covering case studies and methodologies in various clinical areas.

Who Should Attend?
Physicians, nurses, allied health care professionals, health professions learners, hospital administrators, and health systems managers.

This course is being offered in two locations:

Calgary | February 11, 18, & 25
Location: W21C Research and Innovation Centre - GD01, TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Edmonton | March 2, 3, & 4
Location: Institute of Health Economics - 3rd floor conference room, 10405 Jasper Ave NW
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $750 + GST

For more information or to register, please visit the event website.

Continuing Medical Education Credits:
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 19.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

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