Information Governance Training | Online E-learning

Protect your information and comply with data protection law

Information governance is about the way information is stored and shared. This information governance training will teach you about the importance of confidentiality, and what personal data can and cannot be used for.

Protecting people’s information has never been more important. This interactive e-learning has been developed by industry professionals, to safeguard you against data breaches and unlawful practice.

The course covers various important areas of guidance and legislation, with practical steps to meet legal requirements and protect the data of people in your care. You will learn about the safe use and management of IT equipment, storage and use of personal information, and how and why to adopt appropriate security measures.

By the end of this training, you will also have a good understanding of the Data Protection Act 1998, the main principles of the Caldicott Report, freedom of information and good record keeping practice.

What will I learn?

By the end of this Information Governance training e-learning, you will be able to:

  • Outline the Data Protection Act
  • Store and transfer information safely
  • Use the Information Governance Toolkit
  • Outline personal identifiable data (PID), and confidentiality
  • State the Caldicott Report principles
  • Demonstrate safe access and use of passwords
  • Operate freedom of information
  • Outline the principles and benefits of good record keeping

Who should take this course?

This Information Governance Training e-learning is suitable for anyone working in a healthcare environment, who wants the knowledge to protect peoples' data and comply with the law.

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

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Information Governance Training Course Content

  • The importance of information governance
  • IG toolkit
  • Personal identifiable data
  • Confidentiality
  • Caldicott Principles
  • Caldicott Report overview
  • Caldicott 7 principles
  • Definition
  • Overview
  • DPA Principle 1 – processing information
  • DPA Principle 2 – obtaining information
  • DPA Principle 3 – adequacy of information
  • DPA Principle 4 – accuracy of information
  • DPA Principle 5 – keeping information
  • DPA Principle 6 – data subject rights
  • DPA Principle 7 – appropriate measures
  • DPA Principle 8 – transferring information
  • Confidentiality
  • Information security
  • Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
  • Transferring personal information
  • Passwords and security
  • Overview
  • Implications of the Act
  • Good Record Keeping
  • Patient benefits
  • Result of poor records
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • 16 principles
  • Maintaining standards
  • Avoiding bad practice
  • Record storage
  • Maintenance and transportation
  • Destruction of records
  • Further considerations
  • Summary
  • Questions for your manager