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EPSY 546   Human Factors in HCES   credit: 4 Hours.

Provides an overview of research that applies theories and methods from human factors and cognitive science to analyze the sources of these problems and to develop and evaluate design and training interventions to help providers and patients successfully navigate heath care systems. An introduction to problems and accidents in health care related to human factors is followed by an overview of concepts and methods from the fields of human factors and cognitive science. Same as IE 546. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: Priority will be given to students enrolled in the Healthcare Engineering Systems Concentration of M.Eng. degree program.