In this assessment task students are required to:
Critically appraise the literature pertaining to human factors related to work
performance and critically analyse the relationship between these and quality & safety in healthcare
This task requires students
Research evidence-based literature (published since 2007) pertaining to the above topic
Synthesise research pertaining to human
error theory and its application in healthcare
Identify human factors related to work performance and critically analyse the
between these and quality & safety in healthcare
Aim of Assessment
On successful completion ofthis
assessment task students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate their understanding ofthe concepts of patient safety and quality in healthcare.
Explain the impact of human factors in healthcare contexts and their influence on staff performance for patient safety.
3. Examine the
relationship between management issues and healthcare safety and quality.
4. Analyse elements of approaches for managing quality & patient
5. Conceptualise the impact of a safety and risk management culture on healthcare.