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Course Outline

Study day at venue
CPD hours6

The ever increasing emphasis on the safety and quality of services and the growing culture of litigation means managing risk is increasingly becoming everyone’s business. This session is designed as an introduction to the key concepts and the actions central to risk management planning.

This introduction is designed to be delivered as a full-day workshop. Although ‘introductory’ events invariably entail a degree of information giving, the approach will wherever possible be interactive, making use of the participant’s own experiences. It will be supported with copies of the presentation and other learning materials for each participant.

The course consists of an interactive workshop day with learning materials.

Please note that we do not run this course at Crow Trees. It is only available as a satellite course.

Suitable For

This course is suitable for practice managers and first line/service managers, who have responsibility for leading risk management within their practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the distinction between risks and issues and their relationship to safety
  • Appreciate the activities associated with risk management planning, particularly; Risk Identification; Quantification (severity versus likelihood); Response / mitigation; Monitoring
  • In relation to the above – consider the NPSA’s risk assessment matrix, and the use of risk register in monitoring organisational risk