Critical Appraisal of the Literature

Critical Appraisal of the LiteratureSubmission details: Refer to Submission Requirements (p.10)Marking Criteria and Standards: See page 14
Aim of Assessment
On successful completion of this assessment task students will be able to:No. LEARNING OUTCOME
1 Demonstrate their understanding of the concepts of patient safety and quality in healthcare
2 Explain the impact of human factors in healthcare contexts and their influence on staff performance for patient safety
3 Examine the relationship between management issues and healthcare safety and quality
4 Analyse elements of approaches for managing quality & patient safety
5 Conceptualise the impact of a safety and risk management culture on healthcareDetails
In this assessment task students are required to:Critically appraise the literature pertaining to human factors related to work performance and critically analyse the relationship between these and quality & safety in healthcareThis task requires students to:
Research evidence-based literature (published since 2007) pertaining to the above topic
Synthesise research pertaining to human error theory and its application in healthcare
Identify human factors related to work performance and critically analyse the relationship between these and quality & safety in healthcare