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Workplace Health and Well-being


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZVSJL-20-3

Level

3

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: To be confirmed by module leader.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 22 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Thursday - 23 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 20 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Thursday - 21 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 01 July 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Assessment

The assessment is very practical and involves carrying out a workplace health and wellbeing needs assessment in a workplace and presenting the findings to your peer group and assessors as if you were presenting your findings to the Board of an organisation.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

If you wish to apply for the full SCPHN (Specialist Community Public Health Nurses) programme, please contact admissions on 0117 32 83333. 

Content

The Workplace Health and Wellbeing module investigates subjects such as:

  • The theoretical frameworks for workplace health and wellbeing programmes.
  • The public health, economic and legislative drivers.
  • Leadership of workplace health and wellbeing programmes.
  • Current evidence related to cost v business benefit implications of health promotion and workplace health and wellbeing interventions.
  • The organisational factors and individual needs that impact on employee health and wellbeing.
  • The role of Occupational Health services.
  • Sickness absence management and fitness for work assessment.
  • Stress management.
  • Health and safety risk assessment and management.
  • Individual and workplace health needs assessment.
  • The workplace as a setting for health promotion.
  • The workplace and the wider community.

Course Director

Annie Jenkins

Entry Requirements

The module forms part of the overall Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCPHN) Programme and is compulsory for Occupational Health Nursing students. However, due to the wide-ranging and practical content, it is open to and will be of interest to anyone with an interest in health and wellbeing at work, particularly Occupational Health, Public Health, Human Resources and Health and Safety professionals.

Introduction


The Workplace Health and Well Being module is offered at two levels - Level 3 undergraduate (UZVSJL-20-3) or Masters level (UZVSJM-20-M).

Delivered by expert practitioners and using an evidence based approach, the aim of moduleis to provide an overview of and explore contemporary issues in workplace health and wellbeing.

The syllabus and learning outcomes reflect the breadth and depth in this area of practice and aims to address current public health priorities, while also recognising the views and wishes of service users.

During the teaching sessions we will evaluate practice in workplace communities in order to improve service provision. This will involve learning to appraise and develop knowledge through the use of theoretical frameworks. We will encourage group working to help you to develop your knowledge and expertise in the principles of collaborative working in order to assess and effectively manage workplace health and wellbeing.

Directed and self-directed study will enable you to explore subjects in more depth and extend your knowledge according to your own needs and interests as well as stimulating critical reflection on your current practice.

Successful completion leads to 20 points at either Level 3 or Masters level.

Learning and Teaching

By the end of the course you will able to demonstrate the following:

Knowledge and understanding 

  • Theoretical frameworks for workplace health and wellbeing programmes
  • Organisational structure and management styles and their effect on employee health and wellbeing
  • Assessment of organisational health and wellbeing
  • Theoretical frameworks for absence management and the management of employees with long term health conditions, 
  • The workplace as a setting for health promotion and the evidence base for the effectiveness of workplace health promotion programmes and health interventions
  • Theories of organisational change, employee engagement, the psychological contract and the effect on health and wellbeing
  • Current Health and Safety and Employment Law and their application in organisations
  • Leadership and influencing organisational health and wellbeing programmes and interventions
  • The role of Occupational Health services within the public health, employment and the  economic workplace health and wellbeing agendae

Intellectual skills 

  • Analyse the effect of work on health, using an evidence-based approach, taking account of organisational factors and individual need.
  • Outline the economic, public health agendas and theoretical frameworks related to workplace health and wellbeing and health promotion
  • Discuss the changing nature of work and workforce demographics and the effect of work on physical health and mental wellbeing
  • Describe organisational structures and analyse the effect of organisational change and employee engagement on health and wellbeing
  • Evaluate the evidence base for the management of employees with long term health conditions, absence management, workplace health promotion and health interventions
  • Analyse and discuss the application of Employment, Equality and Health and Safety Legislation
  • Perform a workplace health needs assessment and evaluate the results to influence organisational policy in relation to employee health and wellbeing
  • Debate the contribution of Work and Wellbeing practitioners including Occupational Health Nurses to the public health agenda within organisations including collaborative methods of working in order to assess and effectively manage workplace health and wellbeing.
  • Analyse the contribution of Workplace Health and Wellbeing practitioners including Occupational Health Nurses to the public health, employment and economic agenda.

Subject, Professional and Practice Skills 

  • Be able to carry out an organisational health and wellbeing needs assessment and present the findings in order to influence organisational  health and wellbeing policy and practices
  • Be able to make a business case for the implementation of interventions to promote and improve employee and community health and wellbeing and prevent employee and community ill health, accidents and injury. 
  • Interpret and apply relevant legislation and approved codes of practice with regard to the workplace environment, including consideration for the well-being and protection of those in the wider community.
  • Experience collaborative and partnership working to achieve organisational health and wellbeing aims.

Transferable skills

  • Demonstrate effective communication with clients, colleagues, partners and collaborators
  • Critically reflect on own learning and practice.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

Title

20 credit Level 3 and Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZVSJM-20-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: To be confirmed by module leader.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 22 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Thursday - 23 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 20 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Thursday - 21 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 01 July 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Assessment

The assessment is very practical and involves carrying out a workplace health and wellbeing needs assessment in a workplace and presenting the findings to your peer group and assessors as if you were presenting your findings to the Board of an organisation.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

If you wish to apply for the full SCPHN (Specialist Community Public Health Nurses) programme, please contact admissions on 0117 32 83333. 

Content

The Workplace Health and Wellbeing module investigates subjects such as:

  • The theoretical frameworks for workplace health and wellbeing programmes.
  • The public health, economic and legislative drivers.
  • Leadership of workplace health and wellbeing programmes.
  • Current evidence related to cost v business benefit implications of health promotion and workplace health and wellbeing interventions.
  • The organisational factors and individual needs that impact on employee health and wellbeing.
  • The role of Occupational Health services.
  • Sickness absence management and fitness for work assessment.
  • Stress management.
  • Health and safety risk assessment and management.
  • Individual and workplace health needs assessment.
  • The workplace as a setting for health promotion.
  • The workplace and the wider community.

Course Director

Annie Jenkins

Entry Requirements

The module forms part of the overall Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCPHN) Programme and is compulsory for Occupational Health Nursing students. However, due to the wide-ranging and practical content, it is open to and will be of interest to anyone with an interest in health and wellbeing at work, particularly Occupational Health, Public Health, Human Resources and Health and Safety professionals.

Introduction


The Workplace Health and Well Being module is offered at two levels - Level 3 undergraduate (UZVSJL-20-3) or Masters level (UZVSJM-20-M).

Delivered by expert practitioners and using an evidence based approach, the aim of moduleis to provide an overview of and explore contemporary issues in workplace health and wellbeing.

The syllabus and learning outcomes reflect the breadth and depth in this area of practice and aims to address current public health priorities, while also recognising the views and wishes of service users.

During the teaching sessions we will evaluate practice in workplace communities in order to improve service provision. This will involve learning to appraise and develop knowledge through the use of theoretical frameworks. We will encourage group working to help you to develop your knowledge and expertise in the principles of collaborative working in order to assess and effectively manage workplace health and wellbeing.

Directed and self-directed study will enable you to explore subjects in more depth and extend your knowledge according to your own needs and interests as well as stimulating critical reflection on your current practice.

Successful completion leads to 20 points at either Level 3 or Masters level.

Learning and Teaching

By the end of the course you will able to demonstrate the following:

Knowledge and understanding 

  • Theoretical frameworks for workplace health and wellbeing programmes
  • Organisational structure and management styles and their effect on employee health and wellbeing
  • Assessment of organisational health and wellbeing
  • Theoretical frameworks for absence management and the management of employees with long term health conditions, 
  • The workplace as a setting for health promotion and the evidence base for the effectiveness of workplace health promotion programmes and health interventions
  • Theories of organisational change, employee engagement, the psychological contract and the effect on health and wellbeing
  • Current Health and Safety and Employment Law and their application in organisations
  • Leadership and influencing organisational health and wellbeing programmes and interventions
  • The role of Occupational Health services within the public health, employment and the  economic workplace health and wellbeing agendae

Intellectual skills 

  • Analyse the effect of work on health, using an evidence-based approach, taking account of organisational factors and individual need.
  • Outline the economic, public health agendas and theoretical frameworks related to workplace health and wellbeing and health promotion
  • Discuss the changing nature of work and workforce demographics and the effect of work on physical health and mental wellbeing
  • Describe organisational structures and analyse the effect of organisational change and employee engagement on health and wellbeing
  • Evaluate the evidence base for the management of employees with long term health conditions, absence management, workplace health promotion and health interventions
  • Analyse and discuss the application of Employment, Equality and Health and Safety Legislation
  • Perform a workplace health needs assessment and evaluate the results to influence organisational policy in relation to employee health and wellbeing
  • Debate the contribution of Work and Wellbeing practitioners including Occupational Health Nurses to the public health agenda within organisations including collaborative methods of working in order to assess and effectively manage workplace health and wellbeing.
  • Analyse the contribution of Workplace Health and Wellbeing practitioners including Occupational Health Nurses to the public health, employment and economic agenda.

Subject, Professional and Practice Skills 

  • Be able to carry out an organisational health and wellbeing needs assessment and present the findings in order to influence organisational  health and wellbeing policy and practices
  • Be able to make a business case for the implementation of interventions to promote and improve employee and community health and wellbeing and prevent employee and community ill health, accidents and injury. 
  • Interpret and apply relevant legislation and approved codes of practice with regard to the workplace environment, including consideration for the well-being and protection of those in the wider community.
  • Experience collaborative and partnership working to achieve organisational health and wellbeing aims.

Transferable skills

  • Demonstrate effective communication with clients, colleagues, partners and collaborators
  • Critically reflect on own learning and practice.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

Title

20 credit Level 3 and Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses