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Authors: Ross Scrivener | Rosie Brown
Date: May 2012
Journal: Nursing Standard
Issue: Volume 26, Number 36
Keywords: Education, human factors, online learning, patient safety
A human factors approach to patient safety offers a means of minimising the incidence and effect of adverse events in the healthcare setting. This article explains how human factors informed the development of an online patient safety course by the Royal College of Nursing. It also describes a novel educational technique called action mapping, which was used to design the online learning course.
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