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Lunchtime lecture to introduce role of safety champion in health care

A presentation on Monday, March 26, will summarize the scope of medical error and identify human limitations.

In “Introduction to the Safety Champion Role and Human Factors in Patient Safety,” Jeanette Tanafranca will discuss the role of human factors engineering, as well as contrast faulty systems to faulty individuals.

Tanafranca is a clinical quality facilitator and leads the safety champion program at Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System. Her presentation is set for noon to 1 p.m. in room 203, Toldo Health Education Centre.

Part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School for Health Professionals, it is free and open to the public. Attendees are welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. Register online at http://uwindsor.fluidsurveys.com/s/IHIrsvp/.