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Duty of Care in Healthcare Practice

Duty of Care in Healthcare Practice

Duty of Care in Healthcare Practice

School of Healthcare and Psychology

This course will help you to understand the duty of care in healthcare practice and provide you with enough information to develop your practical skills in this area.

The course will introduce you to the duty of care as well as protocols and strategies to support and maintain the duty of care in healthcare practice.

Duty of care is an important part in the healthcare industry.

You must practice these duties, and you need to be able to understand how and when to apply them.

Key Words: Healthcare, Duty of care, Medical Negligence.

£20.00

Course Code: HCP3M2701

Certified: YES

Level: 3

Credits: 2

QA Body: CPD UK

Time: 2 Hours

Expiry: 2 YEARS

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course each student is expected to be able to:

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1. Understand the duty of care in healthcare practice.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 2. Describe the Statutory rights and duties.
  • LO 3.¬†Recognize and handle adverse events, incidents and errors.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 4. Applying duty of care in healthcare settings.
  • LO 5. Applying protocols to maintain and support duty of care.

Curriculum Outline

The key themes covered by the course and their indicative weighing:

  • Duty of care in healthcare practice: Introduction and Application (50%)
  • Duty of care in healthcare practice: Maintain and Support (50%)

Online Certificates

Students successfully completing their course and assessments will be entitled to a digital badge. A digital badge is a connected, verifiable electronic imagery credential which reflects the achievement of the learning outcomes on their course.

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