Even if your employer is following patient privacy rules, staff can create big problems by irresponsibly taking photos of patients, and worse yet, sharing them on social media. In some cases, complaints related to images of wounds and procedures photographed on personal phones and then shared.
Education can prevent violations of patient rights, create a culture of vigilance within an organization, save healthcare providers the cost of fines and settlements (often in 7 figures), and prevent the loss of your certification and employment.
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Privacy & Security Regulations and Internet Challenges
Chapter 2: Big Enemies in Carelessness & Neglect
Chapter 3: Put Safeguards in Place
Chapter 4: Protecting Patient Information
Chapter 5: Conclusion
Chapter 6: Sources
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Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #: 7046. This document must be retained by the certified nurse assistant for a period of four years after the course completion. Provider approved by the Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants, CE Broker Provider #: 50-13256.