The Human Element in Patient Safety & Quality

Newton, MA US
August 17, 2022

This lecture is titled "The Human Element in Patient Safety & Quality".  The lecture will define the concept of human factors, allow audience to understand the role of human factors in patient safety and quality, and allow audience to apply human factors concepts to identify safety and quality opportunities and solutions in real-world improvement projects.

Target Audience

This lecture is intended for Mass General Brigham physicians and nurses, interested in understanding the role of human factors in patient safety and quality.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lecture, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the concept of human factors.
  2. Recognize the role of human factors in patient safety and quality.
  3. Apply human factors concepts to identify safety and quality opportunities and solutions in real-world multidisciplinary improvement projects.

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Mass General Brigham 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nursing
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
07/19/2022
Course expires: 
09/17/2022
Event starts: 
08/17/2022 - 2:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
08/17/2022 - 3:00pm EDT
Cost:
$0.00
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
2014 Washington St.
Newton, MA 02462
United States
Course Director

Kristin Cox, MD
Director, Quality & Safety, 
Newton-Wellesley Hospital;
Office of Quality, Patient Safety and Experience,
Mass General Brigham
 

Speaker

Jeffrey Durney, MD
Department of Pediatrics,
Director of Quality & Safety,
Boston Children’s Hospital

In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 

Credit Designation Statements:

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Mass General Brigham designates this activity for 1 ANCC contact hour. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nursing
  • 1.00 Participation

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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