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181016 - eLearning: Cyber and privacy for practices

  • : Online


This course will give an overview of best practice in privacy and cyber security practices

Relevance to General Practice

The Australian Cyber Security centre has identified medical practices as significantly at risk of cyber-attacks. The office of the Australian Information Commissioner has also identified health services as having the highest amount of data breaches when compared to other sectors. Medical Practitioners have an obligation to their patients to protect their privacy and data and so consequently need to prepare for the possibility of cyber or data breaches.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify a cyber security or privacy incident
  • Explore preventative measures to reduce your risks for cyber and privacy incidents
  • Consider how to respond to cyber incidents and data breaches
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    • Patient confidentiality is managed appropriately

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    181016 - eLearning: Cyber and privacy for practices
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    1.5 HOURS
    CPD Points
    3 CPD
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