Privacy Requirements and Patient Data Compliance for General Practice

Presented by Magali De Castro
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Session = 1 CPD hour

This FREE webinar will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff an overview of regulations Australian Privacy Principles and guidance on patient data compliance in General Practice.

This session will cover:

  • An overview of the Australian Privacy Principles as they apply to General Practice
  • How and when to request and document patient consent for the use of their personal or clinical information
  • What services patients have the right to opt-in and opt-out of
  • What practices can and cannot use patient data for
  • What should be included in a practice’s Privacy policy and how this should be communicated to patients

About the Presenter

Magali De Castro

Clinical Director, HotDoc

Magali has been working in general practice for the past 13 years. As a Registered Nurse she’s worked in clinical settings varying from solo GP surgeries to super clinics and community health centres. Magali has been a presenter and guest speaker for organisations such as the Australian Primary Care Nurses Association (APNA), the Department of Health (Vic), Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) and Cancer Council among others.

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