Privacy Protection for Health Care

Alberta School of Business

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Alberta School of Business

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Who should attend

Students from all educational backgrounds.

About the course

Health care providers and their staff are required to fol­low Cana­di­an laws that pro­tect their patients’ health infor­ma­tion. Under­stand the fun­da­men­tals of pri­va­cy pro­tec­tion in the con­text of health care as you keep up-to-date with new leg­is­la­tion and explore the evolv­ing secu­ri­ty threats brought upon by emerg­ing tech­nolo­gies. Learn how to estab­lish a pri­va­cy pro­gram, pro­tect health infor­ma­tion, be pre­pared for pri­va­cy breach­es, and car­ry out breach response plans.

What you will learn

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain what privacy means in the context of health care and recognize common concepts in Canadian privacy laws, such as: Balancing appropriate use of health information with individual privacy

Understanding roles: custodians, trustees, affiliates, employees, information managers, service providers, etc.

Custody and control of information

Common requirements: privacy officer, policies, safeguards, notification, consent, incident reporting

Reasonableness: taking reasonable steps to protect privacy

  • Plan and propose a privacy program that includes the following elements: Privacy officer with defined roles

Policies and procedures

Administrative, physical and technical controls to protect privacy

Practical information security

Assessing and mitigating risk and privacy impact assessments

Review and compliance

  • Prepare to respond to privacy incidents by: Recognizing common privacy threats, such as: misuse of health information by insiders; phishing, malware and ransomware; unsecure disposal of information

Developing and testing a privacy incident response plan

Identifying and recommending notification requirements

Researching reported privacy and security incidents to improve processes

Privacy Protection for Health Care at Alberta School of Business

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