Information Governance

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 5 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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CPD Certified - contributes 5 points towards your CPD.

Welcome to this course on Information Governance. Information Governance is about confidentiality of personal information, and, handling information in a secure manner within your organisation.

It could be best described, as a set of practices and culture, within which an organisation handles and safeguards personal information.

Information is a vital asset to every organisation, both in terms of the management of service users and the efficient management of services and resources.

This course is aimed at all Public Body and Government Employees.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


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This course is designed to teach the learner:

- State what Information Governance is
- Explain the Data Protection act
- Identify the Freedom of Information Legislation for the United Kingdom
- State the rules on confidentiality of information
- Explain Records Management and Data Quality
- State the rules on Information Security
- Describe the Caldicott Guidelines
- State the rules on Information Sharing with the Police


This course is designed to enable you to understand what Information Governance is and how it is likely to impact on your day-to-day work activities.

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