Vulnerability and Safety

HWB307

This online vulnerability and safety course provides you with the opportunity to improve your working knowledge of vulnerability and abuse within a health care setting. This content links to safety of self as a healthcare assistant, people you work with (tāngata whaiora and colleagues), natural supports and community. You will apply safety and security practices under the direction of a health professional.

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    Level
    3
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    Credits
    15
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    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $803 NZ International
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 19 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 8 hours per week
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Recognise and describe responses to vulnerability and abuse in a health care setting
  • Describe relevant legislation that recognises vulnerability and abuse 
  • Apply health, safety and security practices in a health care setting under the direction of a health professional
  • Describe risk management strategies

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $803 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 19 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 8 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us