Dental Webinars - Human Factors

Dental Webinars - Human Factors

13 August 2020


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  • Our series of dental webinars focus on current topics of relevance to dental practitioners.

    Each webinar (including aims and learning outcomes) can be accessed on the website.

    Webinars that have already taken place are made available as CPD e-learning modules. These can be found here.

    This webinar presents an introduction to the Human Factors discipline and aims to outline its relevance to improving system performance and human wellbeing in all areas of health and social care

    Learning Outcomes
    By the end of this webinar participants will be able to:

    1. Describe the purpose of Human Factors in complex care systems including examples of related principles and potential benefits
    2. Discuss 'myths of misunderstandings' related to Human Factors in healthcare
    3. Discuss the lack of Human Factors in current efforts to make care safer

    GDC development outcomes A and B

    Professor Paul Bowie PhD MSc C.ErgHF MCIEHF FRCPEd FRCGP(Hon)
    Paul is a saftey scientist, medical educator and chartered ergonomist & human factors expert with over 25 years of experience leading and collaborating in research, innovation and educational development to improve the quality and safety of healthcare in the UK and internationally. He is Programme Director for Safety and Improvement with NHS Education for Scotland, based in Glasgow where he also leads the Safety, Skills and Improvement Research Collaborative (SKIRC). Paul has published over 130 journal articles and co-edited a book on patient safety and improvement. He is Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow and Adjunct Associate Professor and Queen's University in Ontario.

    Upcoming webinar dates and topics:

    20 August 2020 - Hand instrumentation and the management of periodontitis
    17 September 2020 - Sedation
    21 October 2020 - Periradicular Surgery
    5 November 2020 - Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation - Practical Advice for the General Practitioner
    3 December 2020 - Palliative Care
    21 January 2021 - Reducing risk
    11 February 2021 - Antimicrobials and periodontitis
    18 March 2021 - Cancer and the role of the GDP
    29 April 2021 - Supporting Oral Surgery in Primary Care 
    13 May 2021 - Update on Dental Ceramics


    Suitable for:

    • Dental Care Professionals
    • Dental Undergraduates
    • Dentists Outside the UK
    • Dental Foundation / Vocational / Core Trainees
    • Dental Specialty Trainees
    • Dental Specialists / Consultants
  • 13 August

    Human Factors

    Professor Paul Bowie
    Programme Director for Safety and Improvement, NHS Education for Scotland

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Closing date: 14 August 2020

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21 October 2020
03 December 2020
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