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Psychological insights on intra-operative decision making

13th May 2020 at 20:00 GMT+1

Overview

This webinar will talk about surgeons’ intra-operative decision making, drawing on psychological research with other professionals (e.g. pilots, fire fighters) who are required to make critical judgements under time pressure.

Speaker

Professor Rhona Flin

Rhona Flin is Professor of Industrial Psychology, Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University and Emeritus Professor of Applied Psychology, University of Aberdeen. Her work examines human performance in high risk work settings, such as healthcare, aviation and the energy industries, with studies focusing on leadership, safety culture, team skills and cognitive skills. She was Principal Investigator for the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons project (NOTSS) and edited Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer on Non-Technical Skills (2015, with Yule and Youngson).

Recording

This will be made available to RCSEd Fellows, Members and Affiliates following the live webinar on 13th May 2020.

 

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