Upcoming Event: HF 101 Workshop

July 12, 2016

About this event

Join the Healthcare Human Factors team as we celebrate Canadian Patient Safety week with a full-day interactive workshop on using Human Factors principles to create a safer Healthcare system.

Register for the event here.


October 27th, 2016
08:30 am – 4:00 pm

Who should attend:

Front line clinicians, clinical managers, healthcare administrators, patient safety and risk management professionals.


Our state of the art usability labs in beautiful downtown Toronto. We’re on the campus of Toronto General Hospital, within walking distance to excellent shopping, dining, hotels and entertainment. (Map)

Topics to be covered:

Through collaborative discussions and hands on activities in our usability labs, this course will cover:

  • The psychological and physiological basis for human error
  • Why Human Factors is critical for patient safety
  • Teamwork and Communication
  • Risk mitigation and incident investigation techniques
  • Usability Heuristics and Design Principles
  • Transforming research findings into design insights and direction

Take aways:

At the end of this course, participants will have the tools necessary to critically assess their environments, processes and tools through a Human Factors lens in order to make changes that improve safety, quality and user experience.

Click here to view/download course information.