Human Factors Engineering 101

Meet the Speaker:

Carla J. Alvarado, PhD
Research Scientist Emerita
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

IP Competency:  Proficient, and Expert

Duration: 60 minutes      Available through: 12/31/2017


Human factors design interventions have been suggested to mitigate infection risk in health care.This presentation will highlight Human Factors/ Systems Engineering, how people interact physically and cognitively with the world around them, including environments, tools, processes, and procedures. Human Factors Engineering is  "matching" the work system to the "person". 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define what human factors engineering is and is not.
  • Summarize what a system is, and what are the implications for its design.
  • Be familiar with the personal and organizational factors that affect infection prevention.

Group Site License: Registration includes one internet connection and one telephone connection at one location and an unlimited number of participants from your organization in one listening room.

Please note CE is no longer available for this program.


Recorded 07/23/2014
Recorded 07/23/2014
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