Dignity and Privacy

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Dignity and Privacy online Training. 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 Dignity and Privacy online training module:

1. Introduction to Dignity and Privacy:
• Defining dignity and privacy in the context of healthcare.
• Understanding why dignity and privacy are important for patients and healthcare professionals.
• Highlighting the legal and ethical considerations related to dignity and privacy.

2. Maintaining Dignity in Healthcare:
• Recognizing and respecting the individuality and autonomy of patients.
• Promoting a person-centred approach to care.
• Understanding cultural and religious considerations that may impact a patient's sense of dignity.
• Identifying potential challenges and barriers to maintaining dignity and how to overcome them.

3. Ensuring Privacy in Healthcare:
• Explaining the importance of confidentiality and data protection in healthcare settings.
• Understanding the principles of the Data Protection Act (DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
• Outlining the steps to maintain patient privacy, such as secure record-keeping and appropriate use of technology.
• Discussing the importance of obtaining informed consent for sharing personal information.

4. Communication and Dignity:
• Highlighting effective communication skills to promote dignity and privacy.
• Discussing strategies for maintaining professional boundaries with patients.
• Addressing sensitive topics with empathy and respect.
• Providing guidance on handling difficult conversations while preserving dignity and privacy.

5. Dignity and Privacy in Specific Healthcare Settings:
• Exploring dignity and privacy considerations in various healthcare settings, such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and home care.
• Discussing the importance of private spaces, confidentiality, and informed consent in each setting.
• Addressing specific challenges and best practices for maintaining dignity and privacy in different care environments.

6. Safeguarding and Reporting:
• Understanding the importance of safeguarding vulnerable patients and their rights to dignity and privacy.

The learning outcomes are.

1. Awareness of the significance of safeguarding in protecting vulnerable patients from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
2. Understanding the principles of dignity and respect in healthcare, and their importance in upholding patient rights.
3. Knowledge of the importance of privacy and confidentiality in maintaining patient trust and confidentiality.
4. Understanding the concept of informed consent and its role in empowering patients to make decisions about their healthcare.
5. Familiarity with the safeguarding policies and procedures required to protect vulnerable patients.
6. Recognition of the need for multi-disciplinary collaboration in safeguarding vulnerable patients.
7. Understanding the legal and ethical obligations of healthcare providers in safeguarding vulnerable patients.
8. Awareness of advocacy services and support networks available to vulnerable patients.
9. Understanding that safeguarding is a shared responsibility among healthcare providers, social services, law enforcement, and other relevant agencies.
10. Appreciation of the rights to dignity and privacy as fundamental for all patients, not just vulnerable individuals.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Dignity and Privacy Online Training module.

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

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

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.