Human Factors Training-CT2s

Category: Training - Core - Human Factor Training

Date: January 20th 2014 8:30am until 5:00pm

Location: Bristol Medical Simulation Centre, Post Graduate Education Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary BS2 8AE

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Compulsory for all CT2s (including LATs) to attend one of the two days. (The other date is the 24th of February, 2014. Please only sign up for one day!)


Maximum of 18 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.


08.30 Coffee & Registration

09.15 Introduction - Rob Longman

09.30 Error Theory - Rob Longman

10.00 Situation Awareness - Mark Jones

10.20 Scenario & Debrief

11.00 Coffee

11.20 Decision Making - Rob Longman

11.40 Scenario & Debrief

12.20 Lunch

13.20 Communication Skills - Rob Bethune

13.40 Scenario & Debrief

14.20 Coffee

14.40 Teams & Leadership - Andrew Stevenson

15.00 Scenario & Debrief

15.40 Close / Feedback / Certificates


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.




Submit your registration details below. Course is capped at 18, so act fast!  

Of note: Human Factors Training will soon be part of the ISCP curriculum and is likely to become a requirement for CCT. Don’t miss out on this exciting and invaluable training opportunity.


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