Human Factors in Patient Safety

Human factors

Entry requirements

This is an inter-professional programme. The course is open to healthcare professionals involved in the care of acute patients in a hospital setting. This includes surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, anaesthetists, obstetricians, radiologists, acute care nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, radiographers, social workers, dietitians, occupational therapists, other allied healthcare professionals and quality managers.

To be eligible, you must hold either:

  1. A Bachelor of Medicine (BA) and be registered with the Irish Medical Council or the General Medical Council in the UK, or;
  2. A primary degree in a health sciences field with a qualification achieved at the level of 2.2 Honours.

All candidates must also have evidence of four years’ work experience in acute hospital care and must be currently working in the acute hospital setting and involved in the care of surgical patients.