Student Practice Education: Privacy and Confidentiality
This is the PHSA Privacy and Confidentiality Course for Student Practice Education. If you are not preparing for a practicum, please register for the Privacy and Confidentiality Course for PHSA Staff in the LearningHub.
Privacy and confidentiality is a crucial component in BC Healthcare. All medical and health-care personnel are responsible for safeguarding confidentiality.
The Learning Goal for this course is to be able to recognize and prevent common confidentiality violations.
By the end of the course learners should be able to:
Define and describe the importance of privacy and confidentiality
Identify common privacy and confidentiality violations
Describe the consequences of privacy and confidentiality violations
Identify measures to protect privacy and confidentiality
Identify exceptions to privacy and confidentiality
Identify responsibilities regarding privacy and confidentiality