Human factors in healthcare

Module overview

This 20 credit module forms one part of the Post Graduate Certificate programme in Multidisciplinary Healthcare Simulation. This module will provide you with an understanding of non-technical skills vital to enable the exploration of these crucial concepts in multidisciplinary healthcare simulation teaching and learning.


20 Masters level credits

Module attendance required

The formal taught component is delivered over 3 full days.

Module dates

2015/16 dates
24-26 February 2016

2016/17 dates
22-24 February 2017


Methods of assessment comprise; an oral presentation and a 3000 word essay.

Academics involved in the delivery of this module 

The teaching will be delivered by Dr Peter Isherwood, Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia, Clinical Lead for Simulation based at the University Hospital Birmingham and Dr Sandeep Randhawa, Academic General Practitioner with a specialist interest and expertise in medical education.

Stand-alone course for CPD

This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required.

Fee if taken as a stand alone course - £600

To apply please contact:

Programme Administrator 
Tel: +44 (0) 121 414 2677