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Confidentiality and Privacy
Privacy breaches are serious offences that negatively affect the trust between nurses and their clients, as well as the public’s trust in the nursing profession.
This two-chapter webcast was created to educate nurses and other stakeholders about the serious legal responsibility of protecting personal health information.
A look at your accountabilities for maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of personal health information, changes to the Personal Health Information Protection Act and consequences of privacy breaches.
To help you reflect on your practice and apply the concepts discussed in Confidentiality And Privacy: An Overview to situations that could result in privacy breaches. Download the slides