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HQRS 846 Human Factors in Healthcare

HQRS 846  Human Factors in Healthcare  Units: 3.00  

Human Factors as a discipline researches and provides information about human behavior, abilities, limitations, and relationship to the work environment (physical, organizational, cultural), and applies it to the design of safer and more effective tools, machines, systems, tasks, jobs, and environments. This course will cover the main human factors (e.g., perception, stress, workload, fatigue, etc.) that play a role in various healthcare contexts and can have a critical impact of the outcomes (e.g., care success, patient safety, job satisfaction, etc.).

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  

Health Quality

The Master of Science in Healthcare Quality (M.Sc.[H.Q.]) degree will prepare professionals for practice, research and education in the developing area of Health Quality, Risk and Safety. This two (2) year, part-time, interdisciplinary course-based program consists of eight (8) courses, including a supervised project. Participants will have two (2) mandatory, one-week intensive sessions each year in July or August; the remainder of the program will be a combination of synchronous and asynchronous study using interactive online videoconferencing.  

Health Quality services are addressed. Fall. W. Knutsen. HQRS 846 (3 cr) Human Factors in Healthcare...