This program describes the legal and ethical duty of all caregivers to safeguard the confidential information of the people they care for. This includes patients in acute care or home care settings, and residents in long-term care. It also explains how caregivers are affected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and demostrates effective techniques for maintaining confidentiality.
- Defines confidentiality
- Explains the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- Provides examples of breaches of confidentiality
- Demonstrates how to maintain confidentiality
- Explains reporting laws
- Provides confidentiality dilemmas for discussion and role playing