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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.

  • Confidentiality and Privacy: An Overview

    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.

  • Confidentiality and Privacy: Case Studies

    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




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