Human Factors in Healthcare Course

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Human Factors in Healthcare Course

March 13 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 5:00 pm


Human factors studies the interrelationship between humans, the tools and equipment they use in the workplace, and the environment in which they work. During this 3-day course, you will explore the role of human factors in healthcare using hands-on activities and case studies in various clinical areas.

Title:  Human Factors in Healthcare
Duration:  21 hours
Structure:  3 seven-hour sessions (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Cost: $900 + GST

Who Should Attend?
Physicians, nurses, allied health care professionals, health professions learners, hospital administrators, and health systems managers.

After this course, you will be able to:

  • understand and describe the applicability of human factors in healthcare across a variety of areas, including medication safety, procurement, process evaluation and capital planning
  • recognize when human factors considerations or involvement is applicable in the work you do
  • apply human factors practices to enhance quality improvement and patient safety

Calgary location – Click here to register (registration deadline extended to March 8, 2023)
Mar 13, 20, 27, 2023 (participants must attend all three days)
W21C Research & Innovation Centre, Foothills Campus,
3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary AB

Edmonton location – Click here to register (registration deadline extended to April 5, 2023)
Apr 12-14, 2023 (participants must attend all three days)
Institute of Health Economics
10405 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton AB

Continuing Medical Education Credits
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 21 hours.

Disclosure of Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest
In keeping with accreditation guidelines, speakers participating in this event have been asked to disclose to the audience any involvement with industry or other organizations that may potentially influence the presentation of the educational material. Disclosure will be done verbally and using a slide prior to the speaker’s presentation.

Additional Materials

Human Factors Course Brochure – 2023

Human Factors Course Schedule – 2023


March 13 @ 8:00 am
April 14 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Health Quality Council of Alberta
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W21C Multi-Purpose Room
GD01, TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6 Canada
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