Information Assurance Officers (IAO)

Cost: £6.00

Welcome to our Information Assurance Officers (IAO) 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 Information Assurance Officers (IAO) online training module:

1. Introduction to Information Assurance:
2. Legal and Regulatory Framework:
3. Roles and Responsibilities of an IAO:
4. Risk Management:
5. Information Security Policies and Procedures:
6. Security Awareness and Training:
7. Incident Management and Response:
8. Auditing and Compliance:
9. Emerging Technologies and Threats
10. Resources and Further Support

The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the importance of information assurance in maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive information within the nursing agency.
2. Familiarize themselves with the legal and regulatory framework governing information security in the UK, including the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR.
3. Gain knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of an Information Assurance Officer within the nursing agency, including managing information assets, conducting risk assessments, implementing security controls, monitoring compliance, and incident response.
4. Develop a clear understanding of risk management principles and techniques, including conducting risk assessments, developing risk management plans, and implementing appropriate controls.
5. Learn about the importance of information security policies and procedures and gain the ability to develop and implement effective policies that address access control, data classification, encryption, incident reporting, and employee training.
6. Understand the significance of ongoing security awareness and training for all employees within the nursing agency and gain the ability to develop and implement a security awareness program.
7. Learn the steps involved in incident management and response, including incident identification, containment, eradication, and recovery, and gain the ability to report and document incidents.
8. Gain knowledge of auditing and compliance processes, including the importance of regular audits, internal and external assessments, and monitoring compliance with relevant standards.
9. Develop an understanding of emerging technologies and threats in information security, including cloud computing, mobile devices, and IoT, and gain knowledge of strategies to mitigate these threats.
10. Access additional resources, references, and support networks to continue their professional development in the field of information assurance and security.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Information Assurance Officers (IAO) 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.