Human Factors in Pediatric Simulation: Creating Safer Care
IPSSV2022 will be held virtually on Zoom. You can join us live at the following times around the world!
- November 8th: United States 4 PM - 8 PM PT/ 7 PM - 11 PM ET
- November 9th 12:00 AM - 4:00 AM UTC
- November 9th: Sydney, Australia 11 AM - 3 PM AET
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Human error is human nature, so how can we as healthcare professionals, make it easier to get things right and harder to get things wrong? When we apply a human factors approach to care, we refocus to gain a deeper understanding of design, systems and process that may hamper us in our attempt to deliver best care. Human factors science is complex and multifactorial. This symposium will provide a deeper understanding of human factors, reshape mind sets and better support safety and quality care of children.
Meet the Speakers:
Laura Militello, MA
Laura Militello is a recognized leader in the Naturalistic Decision Making community. She helped establish the Naturalistic Decision Making Association and is co-host of the Naturalistic Decision Making podcast. She is cofounder of two small businesses. Applied Decision Science, LLC is a research and development company that studies expertise in high stakes environments. Unveil, LLC develops and delivers augmented reality training to combat medics as well as civilian emergency medical services. She coauthored (with Robert Hoffman) Perspectives on Cognitive Task Analysis (Taylor & Francis, 2009), a leading textbook on cognitive task analysis. She has been developing strategies to support people who make decisions under stress for over 30 years.
Robyn Clay-Williams BEng, PhD
Associate Professor Robyn Clay-Williams is an internationally regarded health services researcher and a leading exponent of Resilient Health Care. Robyn leads a research stream at the Australian Institute of Health and Innovation, Macquarie University, in the field of human factors and resilience in health care. Her expertise is in creating health systems that can function effectively in the presence of complexity and uncertainty. Her research bridges the gap between theory and practice, by developing products and processes that are usable and ready for implementation. Robyn has published extensively, with over 110 peer-reviewed academic papers, books and book chapters. Her 2019 TEDx talk on human factors is available on the global TED.com platform. Robyn has a background in aviation and, prior to her academic career, was a military test pilot with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Nicole Yamada, MD, MS
Nicole Yamada, MD, MS is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University. She completed her medical training at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine; residency training in Pediatrics at the University of California at San Diego; and fellowship training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Stanford University. She also has a Master of Science in Human Factors and Ergonomics from San Jose State University. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both general pediatric medicine and neonatal-perinatal medicine, and she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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