Course information Governance (IG)

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and offers 1 hour of CPD credit


On successful completion of this course you will be able to print your own CPD accredited certificate via your courses home page.

Course covers the following:

This e-Learning course has been specially commissioned to support those who work with clients personal information.  Information governance is essential training for all staff; it is a series of best practice guidelines and principles of the law, (especially with regard to the Data Protection Act 1998), that are to be followed by all NHS and health care organisations, companies and individuals. It ensures that they understand the responsibilities they have, and covers current best practice guidelines in regard to protecting the personal information of clients.

Understanding of the following:

Information governance also highlights the risks posed by keeping inaccurate or inconsistent records, along with the accepted best practice for record storage. Poor record-keeping not only endangers the patient, but also hinders the treatment process and places your staff at risk of making flawed judgements based on the misinformation provided.

Employees must also be aware of patient information pathways, and the correct procedures for the provision of information prescriptions. This extends to the policies surrounding Subject Access Requests (SARs), and the period within which they must be handled.

Course duration:
Most of our courses have a seat time of approximately 45 to 60 mins (IG is more 60 mins) obviously the time to complete a course depends on each learner. All courses offer bookmarking in order for the trainee to take bite sized sessions if required… activate bookmarking simply exit the course and accept the bookmark on your return.

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