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Lessons from the Flightdeck: Applying Aviation Psycology to Medical Education
Multimedia Room, University of Aberdeen
For 40 years, the aviation industry has worked with psychologists to help them improve safety by analysing the behaviour of pilots on the flight deck. In the last 10 years, healthcare has begun to explore how a similar approach can help to reduce the number of adverse events for patients. Come and hear about some of the ways in which psychologists are studying human performance in both aviation and healthcare and how this is changing education for medical students and doctors.