Loughborough University: Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety

InstitutionLoughborough University
Department Design
Web http://www.lboro.ac.uk
Email pgenquiries@lboro.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

Our PG Certificate Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety provides an insight into human factors, focusing on the promotion of patient safety in the healthcare sector. It also concentrates on investigations relevant to understanding and intervening in these situations, with the view to improving conditions for those exposed.

This CIEHF recognised programme examines how best to ensure a good fit between people, their actions, the objects they use and the environments which they occupy. You will apply theoretical principles, data and methods to ensure that design is optimised for human wellbeing and overall system performance.

You will benefit from teaching provided by world-leading academics, industry experts and specialists to ensure that you are trained to the highest professional standard. Previous guest speakers for our Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety programme include industry experts from Humanscale, EDF Energy, Rolls Royce and AMEC, as well as specialists in health and safety, aviation safety, environmental health, health practitioners and experienced lecturers from other universities.

Past students have joined us from a wide range of health disciplines and backgrounds, including health sciences, nursing, medical practice, human physiology, kinesiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and psychology.

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