TIGER Freedom of Information

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL032
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £40.00
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Anyone working in the NHS.& Information governance is a key issue, therefore all employees should know about how to handle patient-identifiable information within an organisation. It is also appropriate to all Public Sector bodies including Education, Council, Police, Fire and Government.

What will I study?

This module gives an overview of the Freedom of Information Act including what the act is all about, how it is implemented in the workplace and what controls apply. Most importantly it lets you know how Freedom of Information relates to your organisation and your workplace.

Having completed the course, learners will be able to understand and explain why Freedom of information is important, who is responsible for the Act, explain the main areas of legislation and regulation, and how to promote best practice. Learners will be fully aware of the importance and means of safeguarding patient-identifiable information.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

How will I be assessed?

It is estimated that this module will take approximately 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Course Outline:

  • What is Information Security ?
  • Managing the Risks
  • Information Security and You
  • Summary
What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of health and social care e-learning courses, click here for further information. 

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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