Health Records Training | Online E-learning

Maintain accurate and confidential healthcare records

Without effective health records training, bad practice or abuse of records can lead to serious problems for patients and organisations. It’s essential that all healthcare workers are aware of how to keep accurate and confidential records, and understand the regulations in place.

This interactive Health Records Training e-learning will teach you the important aspects of good record keeping. Covering a range of topics, you will be given the latest information and good-practice methods to maintain accurate and confidential records, and ensure compliance with relevant guidelines and legislation.

The course clearly outlines specific responsibilities within a number of healthcare roles. You will discover the benefits of good record keeping, become efficient in recording information, as well as effective record keeping, storing and destruction.

What will I learn?

By the end of this online Health Records Training e-learning, you will be able to:

  • Outline the principles of good record keeping
  • Identify roles and responsibilities
  • Identify different record types
  • Describe professional and patient benefits
  • Comply with national guidance
  • Recognise the importance of confidentially, access and disclosure
  • Carry out proper storage, transport and destruction

Who should take this course?

This Health Records Training online e-learning is suitable for anyone in the healthcare industry who is responsible for maintaining, building or storing patient records.

Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English. Contact us to find out about our bespoke multi-lingual courses.

escalla Healthcare courses

escalla Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading healthcare education providers, and celebrates over 25 years of working in the health sector.

Our bespoke and off-the-shelf catalogue utilise the latest interactive learning techniques and platforms. Learners benefit from informative and engaging content, with built-in assessment, certification and hosting options.

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Health records training course Content

  • Health and Social Care Act 2008
  • What are health records?
  • Types of records
  • Record keeping standards
  • Patient benefits of good records
  • Professional benefits
  • The problem with poor records
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Monitoring standards
  • 16 principles of good record keeping
  • Confidently, access and disclosure
  • The 4 C’s of high standards
  • What not to do
  • Storage considerations
  • Maintenance and transport
  • Time periods for keeping records
  • General considerations
  • Key points to remember