This engaging NHS & Social Care-specific module on Data Protection is about the proper handling of personal data and applies to paper records and those held electronically (computer, PDA etc). It provides an overview of the benefits and legal requirements of adopting the Data Protection principles in the workplace.
Having completed the course a learner will be able to explain the main principles, describe the main areas of legislation and regulation, explain what needs to be done and be in a position to promote best practice within an organisation.
This Virtual College course contains:
- Learning Objectives
- Your Rights
- You and Data Protection
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 3 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
All employees within NHS and social care organisations. It is also appropriate to all Public sector bodies including Education, Council, Police, Fire & Government.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.