Event

National Human Factors in Patient Safety Conference

  • Date: 29 September 2023
  • Time: 14:00 - 17:00
  • Category: General events,  Surgical 
  • Location: RCSI Dublin Albert Lecture Theatre, 123 St Stephens Green

The third National Human Factors in Patient Safety Conference will take place in the Albert Lecture Theatre, 123 St Stephens Green, RCSI on Friday, 29 September 2023 from 2-5pm. This conference will also include a networking reception from 5pm to 7pm.

Theme: ‘It’s all too much : Cognitive Load in the Safe Delivery of Healthcare’

We are delighted to invite you to our annual Human Factors in Patient Safety Conference which will include contributions from:

  • Dr Chris Turner, Emergency Medicine Consultant at University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire - Talk: 'Why civility matters in a complex world'
  • Professor Steven Yule, Chair of Behavioural Sciences at the University of Edinburgh - Talk: 'Biomarkers of Cognitive Load and Non-Technical Skills’
  • Professor Eva Doherty, Director of Human Factors in Patient Safety, RCSI (Chair)

Bringing together a community of Human Factors in Patient Safety advocates across Ireland and abroad, don’t miss the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and insights from human factors experts.

Networking reception: 5:pm - 7pm Irish Time

Registration

To register for the National Human Factors in Patient Safety Conference, please select the appropriate link below:

Click here for registration to attend the conference in person

Click here for registration to watch the conference online

Speakers

Dr Chris Turner
Chris is a consultant in emergency medicine He is interested in governance and highly performing teams, and this has led him on a journey from being blame and process focused to something completely different, civilitysaveslives.com, a campaign that aims to raise awareness of the impact of behaviour on performance. Over the last few years this idea has gained momentum and traction across healthcare and beyond.

Professor Steven Yule
Professor Steven Yule is Chair of Behavioural Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, and leader of the Edinburgh Surgical Sabermetrics Group. He is also Programme Director of the MSc in Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors within Edinburgh Surgery Online, and Director of Non-Technical Skills at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 

More information

Healthcare professionals can register for this event through the link above or alternatively email  MSchumanfactorsPS@rcsi.ie for more information.

Or learn more about RCSI's Human Factors in Patient Safety programmes below:

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