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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