Fort Hill Group has been invited by the FDA to present some of our research, methods, and lessons learned at the upcoming Physiological Closed-Loop Controlled Devices Workshop on October 13-14 in Silver Spring, MD. We will be presenting lessons learned form applying prioritized risk-based requirements to inform the development of simulator-based training.
The complex tasks involved in most healthcare procedures can introduce communication risks, such as role confusion within the team, interruptions, noise, and handovers. Crew Resource Management (CRM) provides a defined framework for addressing the underlying causes of communication problems and managing the consequences of these problems. Healthcare CRM team training involves defining the team, understanding basic human factors, and applying the knowledge to case studies and eventually the workplace.