Tanya has been a registered nurse for 9 years. Having had broad-based training across the acute specialties she has settled on a career in emergency nursing. Fascinated by the diverse patient population within emergency departments and the high fidelity environment in which the teams treat this patient cohort. She became interested in the human factor elements behind the clinical skill and how we can improve as a team ultimately to improve patient care. Tanya has recently started a blog (realhumanfactors.com) to share her observations and experiences of Human Factors in critical care medicine. Tanya currently works as a clinical nurse specialist within the emergency department at Western Health in Melbourne, Australia.