Enhanced CPD Course
Security and Access to Patient Information
- Online Learning
- Multi-choice quiz
CPD Topics covered
- Legal and Ethical Issues
- Record Keeping
- Information Governance
This course is designed to teach the learner:
- Proper understanding and respect of a patient's confidentiality needs.
- How to create an environment where a patient feels they can share confidential information in a trustworthy manner.
- An understanding of information governance concepts as related to the sharing and transmission of patient data.
- Appropriate anonymisation concerns that should be met when a patient's data is shared for publication or potential research use.
- How to properly conduct or establish a security risk assessment and hardware inventory for security monitoring purposes.
- An overview of Department of Health information strategies and information governance rules protected under common law.
Following the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Explain the requirements and protocols necessary for appropriate patient information governance measures .
- Legally meet patients’ rights and expectations pertaining to personal access to their own information.
- Implement risk assessments and hardware inventories to highlight potential weaknesses or gaps in the practice's information systems.
- Justify when patient information should be disclosed, and how.
- Utilise audit trails to monitor access to a person's electronic personal data.
- List the six principles of the 1997 Review of the Uses of Patient Identifiable Information act.
- Target Audience
- Dental Therapist
- Practice Manager
- Orthodontic Therapist
- Clinical Dental Technician
- Dental Hygienist
- Dental Nurse
- Dental Technician
- High Level Learning Outcomes
- D – Maintenance in Patient Confidence
- Regulatory Standards
- QCF Level
- Level 3
16th Jun 2019
13th Jun 2019
Very informative. Learned a few things about data audit trails, security risks, and data quality .