Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date

September, January

Course length

16 weeks


Distance learning

Module description

During this module you will be encouraged to critically review the assessment, prevention and management aspects of falls in order to enhance your clinical practice for the benefit of the client, practitioner and clinical unit. 

You will study the role of health behaviour in the management of falls, the application of intervention strategies and the establishment of an integrated falls and fracture prevention management service. This will include:

Who this course is for 

This module is for all health professionals.

You will need to have completed the Assessment, Prevention and Management of Falls module prior to studying this module.

Course leader

Kate Robertson, Specialist in Falls

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £700.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.