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CSTF - Information Governance and Data Security (GDPR)

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our CSTF - Information Governance and Data Security (GDPR) module. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to CSTF - Information Governance and Data Security (GDPR) including:

1: Introduction to Information Governance and Data Security
• Understanding the principles of Information Governance
• Importance of data security in health and care

2: Types and Value of Information
• Different types of information in healthcare
• Understanding the value and sensitivity of different types of information

3: Principles of Data Security
• Ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data
• Best practices for data security in healthcare settings

4: Avoiding Threats to Data Security
• Social engineering and how to recognize and avoid it
• Using social media safely in a healthcare context
• Best practices for using email securely
• Recognizing and avoiding malicious software
• Techniques for protecting information and maintaining data security
• Importance of physical security in protecting data

5: Identifying and Reporting Data Breaches and Incidents
• Understanding what constitutes a data breach or incident
• How to identify and report data breaches or incidents promptly and appropriately

6: Fundamentals of Data Protection and GDPR
• Understanding the basic principles and requirements of GDPR
• Implications of GDPR for healthcare workers and organizations

7: Caldicott Principles and Confidentiality
• Understanding the Caldicott Principles and their importance in healthcare
• Providing a confidential service to patients and service users

8: Responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
• Understanding the obligations and responsibilities of healthcare organizations under the FOIA
• Importance of handling and responding to FOI requests appropriately

9: Individual Responsibilities in Responding to FOI Requests
• Understanding individual responsibilities in handling and responding to FOI requests
• Best practices for ensuring compliance with FOI requirementsImportance of accurate and timely reporting healthcare settings



The learning outcomes are.

1. Understand the principles of Information Governance and the importance of data security in health and care.
2. Understand the different types and value of information in a healthcare setting.
3. Understand the principles of data security, including how to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data.
4. Be aware of threats to data security and know how to avoid them, including social engineering, safe use of social media, safe use of email, and protection against malicious software.
5. Know how to protect information and ensure physical security.
6. Be able to identify data breaches and incidents and know what steps to take for reporting.
7. Understand the fundamentals of data protection and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and their implications for healthcare workers.
8. Understand the Caldicott Principles and be able to provide a confidential service to patients and service users.
9. Understand the responsibilities of healthcare organizations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
10. Understand individual responsibilities in responding to a Freedom of Information request and best practices for compliance.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in CSTF - Information Governance and Data Security (GDPR)

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.