*This module is open to staff from across SWAST, however please be mindful that delivery of this module may be face-to-face, so some travel may be required. Travel costs are not supported as part of this module funding. Please contact the university directly if you have any queries about delivery mode.*
Prior to applying or expressing an interest in a module place please ensure you have checked that you meet the entry requirements.
Risk assessment and decision making is at the heart of professional practice in health and social care.
The need to balance risk, choice and rights with protection and autonomy and the need, not just to minimise danger but to maximise well-being, requires a high level of professionalism and an ability to think critically and analytically. This unit focuses on risk and decision making in practice and is designed to support you in developing your skills in this area.
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You will be provided with the opportunity to gain a critical understanding of a range of relevant theories of risk assessment and decision making. The teaching and reflective activities will encourage you to make links between underpinning theory and practice experience. The sessions will provide an opportunity to share ideas and experiences and will support the development of appropriate skills within a structured learning environment.
This course requires 100% attendance.
Module code: HCPD7002
Normally students may enter Level 7 (Master’s level) study if they have been awarded:
- Undergraduate degree (honours or non-honours)
- An equivalent qualification (the learning outcome of which are demonstrably appropriate in terms of knowledge, understanding and skills) equivalent to 120 credits at Level 6.
*Please check here to ensure attendance dates have not changed since date of publishing (June 2023).
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Deadline for applications: 1st September 2023. This may close sooner if all spaces are filled.
You will be contacted approx 2-3 weeks after this to let you know if you have been successful as the CPD scoring process.
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