Privacy and Confidentiality Self-Learning Program
Welcome! This on-line program consists of some general knowledge and some specific learning scenarios to help you learn the
concepts and principles of privacy and confidentiality.
When you complete this program, you will be able to:
- Differentiate between Privacy and Confidentiality
- Apply principles of Privacy and Confidentiality to your decision making.
How do I use this self-learning Program?
The program will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. It consists of 5 short learning modules (Module 1, Module 2 etc.). The first 4 learning modules are applicable to all team members.
When you get to the 5th learning module, please choose the appropriate module that best reflects your work at the hospital. There are four categories to choose from.
Please print, review, sign and submit a Privacy and Confidentiality Agreement when you have completed the 5 modules.
Please send your signed Agreement to:
TDMH Privacy Office
c/o Health Records, extension 5226
Agreements are sent to be included in your hospital file, i.e. in Human Resources.
Privacy Education Modules (Click on the links below to begin)
Module 1 - Introduction to Privacy and Confidentiality
Module 2 - 10 Principles
Module 3 - Patients Rights
Module 4 - Maintaining Confidentiality
Module 5 - Scenario Based Learning
Privacy and Confidentiality Agreement
The Privacy Officer will
Advocate for patient and team member privacy
Provide expertise and guidance for the implementation of privacy laws and principles
Ensure compliance by conducting internal audits and reviewing organizational processes
Refer to the TDMH Privacy Website
Contact your Executive Leader or Service Coordinator
Contact the Privacy Officer at
TDMH Privacy Officer
(519) 842-3611 ext. 5226