Fundamentals of the Professional Management of Aggression & Violence

Course Description
Provides learners, from all health and social care disciplines and settings, with the opportunity to develop the knowledge necessary to understand aggression and violence within diverse health and social care contexts in order to provide introductory training to other personnel which will assist them to proactively prevent, recognise, assess and safely manage verbal aggression within low risk environments.

Who Should Apply?
Those graduating from the Certificate in the Fundamentals of the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence (10 credits) award option will have specific skills and knowledge in the ability to provide introductory training to other personnel which will assist them proactively prevent, recognise, assess and safely manage verbal aggression within low risk environments.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
All applicants will normally hold a level 8 qualification (or equivalent) and working within a health & social care environment.

Applicants who do not have a level 8 qualification may apply for entry to the programme in accordance with the procedures outlined in the DkIT Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy. Applicants may be interviewed. Applicants must submit letter from their employer in support of their application and agreeing to facilitate the learner's teaching practice.

Subjects taught

Course Content
Aggression and violence within health and social care contexts
Recognition and assessment of escalation
Responding to needs of person experiencing distress/escalation
Dynamic risk assessment
Lone working
Teaching and learning.

Duration

1 Semester

Course Delivery
This programme takes place over one semester with a combination of inclass (lectures and tutorials) and online delivery.

Enrolment dates

Starting Date Monday 10th February 2020

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  • Qualifications

    Certificate

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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