Human Factors Training-CT2s

Category: Training - Core - Human Factor Training

Date: October 15th 2012 9:00am until 5:00pm

Location: Bristol Medical Simulation Centre BS2 8AE

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Compulsory for all CT2s (including LATs) to attend one of the two days. (The other date is the 5th of November, 2012.)


Maximum of 16 places.


An introduction to ‘Human Factors/Non-technical Skills’;

  • leadership
  • team working
  • error avoidance
  • communication skills
  • time management and prioritisation
  • decision making
  • situation awareness
  • working under pressure
  • dealing with uncertainty

It employs highly sophisticated role-play with the use of world-class simulation techniques directly tailored to the field of surgery.


No car-parking arrangements are available at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. There are NCP car parks available 10 minutes away by foot. Good bus and train links are available to Bristol and the BRI. Trainees are advised to plan their travel and if coming by car are advised to offer a lift to colleagues.

Attendance outcomes

A record of attendance will be kept by the Deanery. Attendance details are provided to your Programme Directors and will be assessed at the yearly ARCPs. Certificates will be provided for each module to trainees, who attend, for their portfolio.

Trainee feedback

Trainees will be asked to provide anonymised feedback on each module. This is important for the School of Surgery to ensure that the standards of delivery and content of the teaching is maximized for Severn School of Surgery core trainees in the future.


Failure to attend this course requires a trainee to complete an explanation form which is available on-line at the School website and is returnable to Chad Elliott ( at the School of Surgery.


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