Webinar: Privacy Legislation in Alberta
(Feb. 29 & Mar. 5)
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) have a professional and ethical responsibility to practice within the relevant laws governing the privacy and confidentiality of patient information. This means all LPNs have a duty to safeguard patients’ personal and health information as well as respect patients’ right to privacy. LPNs are ultimately responsible for determining and understanding which piece of privacy legislation helps fulfill this commitment.
This webinar 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 FOIP
Additionally, LPNs will learn how to identify when federal privacy legislation applies in place of provincial privacy legislation, including the
This webinar can be used as part of continuing competence learning activities.
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.