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Confidentiality in the Workplace

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Overview - Confidentiality in the Workplace

Confidentiality of information is enforced on the 'need to know' principle, which forms the cornerstone of information security in today's corporate world. The 'confidentiality bubble' restricts information flows, with both positive and negative consequences.

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Understand what confidentiality is and why it is important
  • Understand the four key requirements of the Confidentiality model
  • Understand your role in creating a confidential service

Lesson Plan

This course covers the following subject areas:

  • Welcome and learning objectives
  • What is Confidentiality?
  • Protect
  • Inform
  • Provide choice and Improve
  • Confidentiality and you & Summary


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.


Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

This module is designed for anybody who handles information as part of their work.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.


Saves time- as opposed to attendance at a training session. Can stop/start/save to come back to if required.
EG 31/12/2013

The mix of visual and audio helped me take in the information much easier than text only.
TG 13/02/2014

I like the interactiveness and the audio as mentioned before I am dyslexic and it takes me longer to read the content.
RL 24/04/2014

I could read through at my own pace and be able to go back to previous pages if needed.
DH 28/05/2014

I particularly found the graphic design helpful in the learning modules. The practice questions were also helpful.
TF 16/06/2014

A variety of scenarios and solutions to the problems . Very useful.
SN 20/08/2014

Course was appropriate. Could also talk about aspects relating to non-patient care
SB 05/02/2015

Divided up into small sections so you can come back to it if interrupted without it timing out or you losing track of where you were
HP 25/02/2015


£30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc. VAT)

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@virtual-college.co.uk or telephone us on 01943 885089.

Available for purchases of 10 or more courses. They are automatically calculated when you add courses to your cart.
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On average this course contributes
1 - 2 hours towards your CPD
"Clear and conducive
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