Information Governance

Skills for Health
Delivery Method: e-Learning

Information governance is essential training for all staff. This course enables learners to gain understanding of how to use principles and standards in their everyday work. This session aims to provide healthcare staff with an introduction to information governance including the principles of confidentiality, data protection, subject access requests and freedom of information requests.

Overview

This session aims to provide healthcare staff with an introduction to information governance including the principles of confidentiality, data protection, subject access requests and freedom of information requests.


Course content
  • Types of information
  • Data security principles
  • Data security threats
  • Data breaches

Learning objectives
  • Differentiate between confidentiality, data protection, Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests
  • Identify examples of information governance including confidentiality and the Caldicott principles, data protection, freedom of information rights, and subject access requests
  • Evaluate your own practice of confidentiality and data protection
  • Describe the principles of good record keeping, security, correct retention and disposal
  • Identify and discuss where records have not been kept properly and explain the potential consequences of this
  • Describe your organisations’ policies to the Caldicott principles, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), The Freedom of Information Act and Subject Access Requests, and identify where you can find local information
  • Describe your responsibilities with regards to Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests
Who is this course for?

All healthcare staff

Assessment

The modules are followed by a multiple choice assessment designed to test learners’ understanding of the course. Learning progress and test results can be tracked by managers for internal development and learners can keep a certificate of completion for CPD.

Core Skills Training Framework

This course meets the outcomes for level 1 of the Core Skills Training Framework.

Duration

1 hour 45 mins approx.

Booking

Click 'book now' below then follow the checkout process. On receipt of your order, the e-learning team will be in touch to arrange access, please allow 24 hours. Learners can access and re-visit the course for a year.

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Reviews

Stephanie Garner (December 2016)
Good update on the pertinent CG issues and application to practice, I liked the way it gets you to reflect on your current practice and then think about how you may change this or confirms what you are doing is best practice.

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