Clinical Governance

Maintaining & Protecting Patients Information

Contributes1 hour to your CPD

£6.99

(or included in your £36 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course will bring together the legal requirements, rules, guidance, and best practice for the management of patients' information.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. 

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.

Aims:

The course will:

  • Define requirements for keeping patients’ records
  • Explore ways to ensure patient records are fit for purpose
  • Outline considerations for maintaining confidential records

Objectives:

Learners will:

  • Know the requirements for keeping patients’ records.
  • Understand how to practice policies can be defined to ensure that team members meet legal, regulatory and patient care requirements.
  • Meet best practice standards for handling under Data Protection regulations.
  • Understand the measures required to maintain confidentiality to protect patients and vulnerable people.

Learning Outcomes:

Learners will:

  • Know the requirements for keeping patients' records.
  • Understand how to practice policies can be defined to ensure that team members meet legal, regulatory and patient care requirements.
  • Meet best practice standards for handling following Data Protection regulations.
  • Understand the measures required to maintain confidentiality to protect patients and vulnerable people.