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Risk Assessment

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Risk Assessment online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Risk Assessment online training module:


1. Introduction to Risk Assessment:
• Definition and importance of risk assessment in healthcare settings.
• Legal requirements and regulations related to risk assessment in the UK.

2. Types of Hazards:
• Identification and explanation of common hazards in healthcare settings, such as biological, chemical, physical, ergonomic, and psychosocial hazards.
• Examples of hazards specific to healthcare settings, including exposure to infectious diseases, hazardous substances, manual handling, slips, trips, and falls, etc.

3. Risk Assessment Process:
• Step-by-step explanation of the risk assessment process, including hazard identification, risk analysis, risk evaluation, and risk control measures.
• Use of risk assessment tools and techniques, such as risk matrices, scoring systems, and hierarchy of controls.

4. Roles and Responsibilities:
• Clarification of the roles and responsibilities of different individuals involved in the risk assessment process, including employers, managers, supervisors, and employees.
• Importance of teamwork and effective communication in conducting risk assessments.

5. Risk Control Measures:
• Overview of various control measures to minimize or eliminate identified hazards, including engineering controls, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
• Examples of specific control measures for different hazards encountered in healthcare settings.

6. Risk Assessment Documentation:
• Importance of proper documentation in the risk assessment process.
• Explanation of the necessary documentation, such as risk assessment forms, records, and reporting procedures.
• Importance of reviewing and updating risk assessments regularly.

7. Emergency Preparedness:
• Consideration of emergency situations and the importance of including emergency preparedness in risk assessments.
• Training on emergency response procedures, evacuation plans, and communication protocols.

8. Case Studies and Practical Examples:
• Real-life case studies and practical examples related to risk assessment in healthcare settings.
• Interactive exercises and quizzes to reinforce learning and application of risk assessment principles.

9. Resources and Support:
• Provision of additional resources, such as relevant legislation, guidelines, and best practices.
• Information on where to seek additional support or guidance regarding risk assessments in the healthcare sector.



The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the importance of risk assessment in healthcare settings.
2. Identify and recognize common hazards in healthcare environments.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the risk assessment process, including hazard identification, risk analysis, evaluation, and control measures.
4. Understand the roles and responsibilities of different individuals involved in the risk assessment process.
5. Apply appropriate control measures to minimize or eliminate identified hazards.
6. Understand the importance of documentation in the risk assessment process and the ability to complete necessary forms and records.
7. Demonstrate knowledge of emergency preparedness and the inclusion of emergency response procedures in risk assessments.
8. Analyze and evaluate case studies and practical examples related to risk assessment in healthcare settings.
9. Access and utilize relevant resources and support regarding risk assessments in the healthcare sector.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Risk Assessment online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.