Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) have a professional and ethical responsibility to practice within the relevant laws governing privacy and confidentiality of patient information. This means all LPNs have the duty to safeguard a patient’s personal and health information as well as respect a patient’s right to privacy. LPNs are ultimately responsible for determining and understanding which piece of privacy legislation helps fulfill this commitment.
This webinar, presented by the CLPNA’s Policy team, will discuss the following Alberta privacy legislation:
- Health Information Act or HIA,
- Personal Information Protection Act or PIPA, and
- Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or FOIPP
Additionally, LPNs will learn how to identify when federal privacy legislation applies in place of provincial privacy legislation, including the
This webinar includes a live Q&A with CLPNA representatives and can be used as part of continuing competence learning activities.
WEBINAR: Privacy Legislation in Alberta
April 11, 2023 – 3:00-4:00pm (MST)
April 18, 2023 – 12:00-1:00pm (MST)
Unable to attend or want to watch again? This presentation will be available on our LPN Professional Development playlist on YouTube.
A webinar is a live seminar attended using an internet-connected computer or mobile device, allowing participants in different locations to see and hear the live presenter and ask questions. Registration is required to receive the website link to the presentation and email reminders.
For more information, please contact: Email the CLPNA’s Professional Development Department
Ask CLPNA or call 1-800-661-5877 (toll-free in Alberta), or 780-484-8886.