Human Factors in Healthcare Level 1 and Level 2 Pack

Paperback | February 1, 2016

byDebbie Rosenorn-Lanng

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Human Factors in Healthcare Levels One and Two are bundled together in a pack which represents excellent value and will be an indispensible aid to the learning and practice of the key issues in human factors in healthcare.The majority of errors, litigation, and complaints in the health service are due to 'human factors', yet the term is still not widely understood and is sometimes used interchangeably to refer to team training or communication skills. Although including these, the subject of "human factors" goes farbeyond this to look at systems, environmental influences, and interactions with equipment, in addition to self-awareness and human interaction. All of these aspects are captured in Human Factors in Healthcare and are built into a new framework: the SHEEP model, which breaks down into five key areas:Systems, Human Interaction, Environment, Equipment, and Personal, providing a structured way to focus on adopting "safety positive" behaviours.Written in a clear and engaging way, the books are ideal for clinicians and non-clinicians alike. Through the use of relevant real world healthcare examples and exercises the books encourage interaction and thinking, as well as illustrating how mistakes can be avoided. The set also outlines ways toimprove the experience of patients and staff across healthcare, in particular focusing on how to improve patient safety. In light of regular news reports about patient care, Human Factors in Healthcare presents a timely and proactive approach to these issues and is essential reading for doctors,nurses, managers, and everyone working in the healthcare profession.

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Human Factors in Healthcare Levels One and Two are bundled together in a pack which represents excellent value and will be an indispensible aid to the learning and practice of the key issues in human factors in healthcare.The majority of errors, litigation, and complaints in the health service are due to 'human factors', yet the term i...

Debbie Rosenorn-Lanng has 20 years of experience as a doctor, seven years of which were as a Consultant Anaesthetist. She has over 18 years experience in medical education and is an approved Royal College of Physicians Educator. Debbie is passionate about patient safety and improving the experience of both patients and staff which she ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:February 1, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198778201

ISBN - 13:9780198778202

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Table of Contents

Human Factors in Healthcare Level One1. Human factors: so what's it got to do with me?2. The 'S' of SHEEP: Systems3. The 'H' of SHEEP: Human Interaction4. The 'E' of SHEEP: Environment5. The second 'E' of SHEEP: Equipment6. The 'P' of SHEEP: Personal7. Communication: face to face is best8. Error AwarenessAppendix 1: The Sheep SheetHuman Factors in Healthcare Level Two1. Introduction2. Situational Awareness3. Decision Making4. Conflict Resolution and Team Development5. Debriefing6. Leadership7. Learning Culture8. Teaching Human Factors in Healthcare

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"As a polemic to raise awareness of human factors issues, it serves well. It is an easy read and it makes points effectively. There are plenty of examples and exercises to work through. It would be the sort of book to put in the hands of main stream nursing colleagues to start them thinkingabout human factors issues." --Review of Human Factors in Healthcare Level One in Occupational Medicine