Peter Brindley is a full-time Critical Care Physician at the University of Alberta Hospital, Canada and Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Anaesthesiology, and Medical Ethics. He has 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 30 book chapters, over 70 lesser manuscripts and one textbook focusing on resuscitation; crisis management; human factors; and improving teamwork & communication.
He was a founding member of the Canadian Resuscitation Institute; former Medical-Lead for Simulation, and prior Education Lead for Surgery, Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Alberta. He is on the Board for the Canadian Critical Care Society, and the organising committee for five major conferences. He has delivered over 400 invited presentations in ten countries, and over 50 plenaries
To keep patients safe and themselves strong, modern health professionals need an understanding of the human factors that affect their work. This series covers the essentials in an honest and practical way. In this 3-hour lecture series, Professor Peter Brindley covers the essentials of human factors in healthcare, divided into seven key topic areas: Awareness and attention Decision-making Communication Task/resource management Leadership and followership Teamwork Stress and burnout
All health professionals
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:
A review of the evidence
Human Factors in Acute Care Medicine