Clinical Skills Development Service

CSDS Research Manager, Dr Mia McLanders, shares insights on The Five Things Nursing Podcast

Dr Mia McLanders, Research Manager at CSDS, recently had the honour of joining Dr Liz Crowe and Jesse Spurr on The Five Things Nursing Podcast. This podcast, produced by, for, and with the exceptional nurses and health professionals of the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital community, aims to inspire, educate, and connect healthcare professionals worldwide as they navigate the complexities of their personal and professional lives.

In episode 66, Dr McLanders delved into the intricacies of what impacts the way we work, covering five thought-provoking topics:

  • Human factors and ergonomics, an origin story.
  • Why “human factors” is a terrible name.
  • Expect the unexpected. Dealing with variability.
  • Why humans are our greatest asset in imperfect systems.
  • How do we use human factors principles to improve our work?

Tune in to the podcast episode for an engaging exploration of these essential topics and gain valuable insights to enhance your professional practice.

Available on all major streaming platforms now. 

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