Information Governance Training | Online CPD Course

Information Governance Training | Online CPD Course


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Online Information Governance Course
Welcome to our online information governance course. Our online training courses are developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies


Course aims and objectives

  • To provide the learner with a clear understanding of the legislation regarding Data Protection and Information Governance
  • Provide an awareness of how to handle safe and sensitive information
  • Provide essential tips on how to keep information safe in practice
  • To provide essential information governance training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

What is covered in this online course?

  • Introduction to information governance
  • Why information governance is important
  • Information requirements for health and social care organisations
  • The law and standard codes of practice in relation to information governance
  • The Caldicott Principles for information governance
  • The role of Caldicott Guardians
  • Subject access requests under the Data Protection Act
  • Freedom of Information (FIO) requests
  • Duty of confidence (the common law duty of confidentiality)
  • The importance of good quality record keeping
  • Key principles for information security
  • Individual responsibilities for information governance
  • Where to find useful information about information governance (online learning resources)

Who is this course for?

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Allied Healthcare Workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Social Care Support Workers
  • Voluntary Staff working in the NHS


For classroom training courses:

  • Bring photo ID (e.g., passport, licence, EU card)
  • Wear comfortable clothing

For online courses:

  • Access to a computer device, e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device

Career path

Our online and classroom training courses are suitable for:

  • Those who are looking to improve their knowledge of the subject area
  • Those whose jobs require periodic continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Those who need to show evidence as part of their professional registration requirements, e.g., doctors, nurses and allied health professionals


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