Braehead Arena
Glasgow G51 4BN
26-27 April 2019

Human Factors & non-technical skills in Dentistry

Speaker: Sarah Manton, Alastair Geraghty

Date: April 27, 2019

Time: 10:45‐11:45

Room: Atrium 1


  • For participants to develop understanding of human factors and non-technical skills in Dentistry
  • To allow participants to consider how non-technical skills are used in dentistry


By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Describe the term “Human Factors” and the role of non-technical skills in maintaining safe, effective practice
  • Describe how non-technical skills are used within dentistry

Learning content

  • Knowledge of the role of human factors in high risk industries and healthcare
  • Knowledge of the common non-technical skills – Situation Awareness, Decision Making,
  • Teamworking, Communication – and tools/techniques that can be used to improve these areas/

Learning outcomes: A, B & D

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