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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.

Duration

1 Semester


Course Delivery

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

Further enquiries

Contact

Dr. Geraldine O'Connor,

School of Health & Science

T: +353(0)429370200

Ext 2736

E: Geraldine.

oconnor@dkit.ie

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.

Application date

Important notice about this course



The final closing date for applications is Monday 13th January 2020 or until all places are gone.


Places for this course are offered on a first come, first served basis so we recommend getting your application in as early as possible. Applications are normally reviewed within a week of submission.


How to Apply



You can apply online for this course by clicking on the button in the application weblink below.


Applicants MUST scan and upload a copy of their existing Level 8 degree, your professional registration (if applicable) and complete this additional application form.

Enrolment and start dates

Starting Date Monday 10th February 2020

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