Course

Vulnerability and Safety


Course code 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.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 3  
    Credits 15 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.125  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
    2019 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
    2019 :  
    Online only
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $525 + $60 annual administration fee
    2019 :  
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $525 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

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

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.