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Introduction To Veterinary Human Factors

University of Nottingham

4 months ago

Date: Monday 14th October, 2024 - Monday 14th October, 2024
Start time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 8 hour(s)
Cost: FREE

Introduction to how human factors can help improve veterinary team performance, patient outcomes and practice culture.

The course is suitable for people who are unaware of human factors or for those who have a basic awareness of human factors but want to know how they can practically apply it to their practice/veterinary teams.

Topics to be covered:

• Checklists and clinical Audits

• Error and near miss reporting

• Practice culture

• Debriefing

Learning Objectives:

• Understand how greater human factors awareness in veterinary practice can improve team performance, patient safety and clinical outcomes.

• Understand how to use checklists and protocols correctly and appreciate their importance.

• Explain how clinical audits can be used to improve patient safety and quality of care.

• Be able to carry out a clinical audit.

• Appreciate the importance of reporting errors and near misses and know how to do this in veterinary practice.

• Understand the negative effects of a blame culture in veterinary practice and how to create an alternative ‘just culture’.

• Be able to participate in or lead an appropriate team debrief after a negative event or near miss.

Who is it for?

Suitable for veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, student veterinary nurses and practice managers.

The Speakers

Hayley Williamson, Clinical Assistant Professor in Small and Exotic Animal Practice.

The Venue

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science is based at the Sutton Bonington Campus of the University of Nottingham.
The Sutton Bonington Campus encompasses world-leading laboratories and specialist facilities for studying biosciences and veterinary medicine.

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

8 hours

Registration and Booking

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