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Video: Privacy Legislation in Alberta

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 video will discuss the following Alberta privacy legislation: 

Additionally, this video identifies when federal privacy legislation applies in place of provincial privacy legislation, including the 

The CLPNA’s Interpretive Document: Privacy Legislation in Alberta and thePrivacy Legislation Flowchartfurther guide LPNs in understanding the Privacy Legislation. 

Interpretive Document: Privacy Legislation in Alberta 



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