Clinical Governance

Patient Access and Security of Information

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes an in-depth look at the skills and resources associated with people’s rights to access information about themselves, how physical data must be maintained, technologies and technological skills, plus a range of administrative considerations.

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 take the assessment again when you feel confident.


The aim of this course is to consider a range of ways that dental professionals can identify the principles of Data Security and Protection and explore the updated requirements for data security.


Learners will be able to:

  • Set practice protocols for information sharing.
  • Observe risk assessment requirements for General Data Protection Regulations. 
  • Provide staff guidance for data security.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • Requirements for information governance measures.
  • Rules for information sharing.
  • Patients’ rights and expectations to access their information.
  • Legal aspects of information security.
  • How risk assessments highlight weaknesses in the practice’s systems.