Health Information Access & Privacy

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 40 hour course

Iden­ti­fies and dis­cuss­es key access issues and best admin­is­tra­tive prac­tices for the suc­cess­ful man­age­ment and com­pli­ance with access to infor­ma­tion leg­is­la­tion. Pre­req­ui­site: EXI­APP 8171

Course at a glance
  • Fully online asynchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Aimed at individuals interested in pursuing a career in access and privacy, and professionals in a wide range of areas, such as federal, provincial, and municipal government employees; human resources professionals; lawyers and legal professionals; publicity and marketing staff; and records management professionals.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the laws governing health information privacy and how they impact health care providers, public bodies with a role in the health care sector, employees/employers, professional regulatory bodies, fundraising, insurers, and researchers.
  • Be knowledgeable about policies, practices, laws, and regulations that address confidentiality, privacy, and security of health information.
  • Explore topics such as health research, surveillance, public health, and information protection issues.
Take note:

  • This course is composed of six modules; each module is guided by an expert instructor over a two-week period.
  • Assessment activities include a mid-term exam, an academic paper, and a final written piece where students summarize what they have learned.
  • All learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
Prerequisites

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Chris Stinner

Your Instructor

Chris Stinner

Chris Stinner is a manager, Special Projects and Investigations, with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta, where he conducts investigations initiated by the commissioner in relation to systemic issues in the field of information access and protection of privacy. Prior to this role, he reviewed privacy impact assessments and privacy breach reports and conducted investigations related to access and privacy compliance issues. Chris has spent a number of years working as a privacy advisor in the health sector, helping physician offices and hospitals comply with information and privacy legislation in Alberta. A bilingual instructor, Chris has contributed to the translation of IAPP course materials into French.

Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Self-scheduled sessions
Sep 14, 2020Dec 11, 2020
Class info
  • 40 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until September 14, 2020. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Email

iappuofa@ualberta.ca

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and October.

  • 1 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 40 hour course


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

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