/Data Privacy and Protection in Healthcare

Provided by: Newcastle University

Course Area: North East

Course Type: Short Course

Start date: 05/03/2020

End date: 05/03/2020

Subjects: Cyber Security, Knowledge Management, Medical Technology

Price: Under £500

Delivery Method: Face to face

Data Privacy and Protection in Healthcare Outline

1. Privacy & Data Protection in general: the basics
2. What constitutes personal and special category data?
3. The problem of re-identification/de-anonymisation
4. Key elements of the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR
5. How does the GDPR relate to the DPA and what does it mean for the healthcare sector?
6. Role of the Data Protection Officer
7. Accountability, obligations, and transparency under GDPR
8. National data opt-out
9. Review of Caldicott principles to ensure safe and respectful handling of information
10. What does GDPR mean for cyber security?
11. Misuse of GDPR

Who is this course for

The programme is aimed at Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, IT personnel, Clinical coders and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about Health Informatics.  No prior knowledge on this topic is assumed.

What will I learn

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

1. Explain why privacy and data protection laws matter for the healthcare sector
2. Describe the types of health data as defined in the legislations
3. Identify the key elements of DPA and GDPR that apply to health data
4. Recognise the roles and responsibilities of organisations under DPA and GDPR
5. Explain the relationship between GDPR and cyber security

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