My name is Michael Lauria. I was a Pararescueman (PJ) in the US Air Force. Currently, I am a student at the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine and a Critical Care/Flight Paramedic for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team (DHART)
To draw from the fields of psychology, cognitive science, organizational behavior, performance science, and Human Factors to improve the way that we provide emergency medical care inside and outside of the hospital setting.
“CLINICAL HUMAN FACTORS ARE ALL THE NON-TECHNICAL FACTORS THAT IMPACT ON PATIENT CARE IN MEDICINE. HUMAN FACTORS HAVE ENORMOUS BREADTH INCLUDING HUMAN BEHAVIOUR, INTERACTIONS BETWEEN PROFESSIONALS, DESIGN OF EQUIPMENT, SYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENT. THE IMPACT OF HUMAN FACTORS IS ENORMOUS. AWARENESS OF AND ATTENTION TO THE NEGATIVE ASPECTS OF CLINICAL HUMAN FACTORS IMPROVES PATIENT CARE.”
-Tim Cook, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal United Hospital, Bath
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