Virtual Patients: Ergnomics Case IX – Mistake

Concise description:

In this virtual patient lesson, the situation of a pilot of an international airline stands central. In the aviation industry, which is a high reliability organization, themes like human error, crew resource- and risk management are important. During this lesson, the pilot is flying from Zurich to Johannesburg. Of course, the pilot and his crew face some difficulties to deal with during the flight. This varies from dealing with fatigue, turbulences, alarm signals and an acute medical situation. You are asked to answer questions about safety procedures, personal and institutional errors, crew resource management, and so on. Often, terms are explained. Questions vary of free text, multiple choice and mapping questions.

In total, this lesson contains 17 cards. The target group of this lesson are ergonomists, safety experts, OSH professionals, industrial and organizational psychologists.  

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Language(s):
English
Original Authors:
Kroseberg N.
Original affiliation, ownership:
Clinical centre of the University of Munich Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Munich, Germany
Year of publication:
2013
Charge for use or free:
Free of charge
Categories:
Employment conditions Occupational (Safety and) Health Safety, Accident risk Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities
Target group(s):
  • non-OSH-expert professionals
  • OSH experts; or in training
Usefulness for non-OSH-expert professionals:
Has to be studied
Certificate:
No
Time demand to complete the lesson or course:
1,5 hour
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